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Old 13 Mar 2011
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10 Wonders (targets) Of The World For Riders

I have an idea and friendly offer for international adventure riders.Lets decide the 10 wonders of the world for riders together.Why I think this is a good idea:

1-As we are getting out of winter sleep, this will be much helpful to those who are planning trips.

2-Trips and destinations will have some meanings.

3-We will feel the honour of victory we have gained after conquering that target against our blood,sweat and tears.

4-We can be more stronger to force the authorities and governments by mails so that formalities may be less and visa dates longer and multiple while entering problem countries by motocycles.

5-One step further, a certificate or diploma may be organised by HU after its prooved by the rider with photos taken in front of a famous place at that destination.This can be called a X Starred (Conqueror)Rider Certificate if each destination will give you one star.

6-Generally riders travel like modern lonely cowboys (on machines of technology instead of horses) ,compare machines and less friendly with other riders.(excluding some masters)This is my personal idea after more than 30 years experience in international tourism.So new subjects will be in to talk about such as stars,countries,problems,more interesting-exciting parts of the targets, etc.besides talking machines,women,watching TV.,staying in internet prison or emptying bottles.This will make riders close friends and develope the peace worldwide.
We must talk to point out the problems and solve.(thats what we need most)

Even I haven't been to half of them, for me 10 WONDERS OF THE WORLD FOR RIDERS are:

1-Karakurum Highway
2-Alaska Highway
3-Road of Bones M56
4-Most south point of Africa.(There is a monument separating 2 oceans!!!!)
5-Panama Canal
6-Golden Temple India (Free food and place to sleep available)
8-Pyramides (Egypt)
10-Bosphorus Bridge İstanbul (The fastest pass between 2 continents)

Here are some interesting photos of the targets.Why dont we conquer some this year.
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Top Ten Motorcycle Destinations

After 35 years of touring on motorcycles. Here are some of my best remembered rides.

No 1: Riding the Ring-Road around Iceland

No 2: Passo Stelvio in the Italian Alps

No:3 The Bonnie Roads of Scotland

No:4 Ride between Durango and Silverton Colorado USA

No: 5 Motorcycling through Monument Valley in Utah USA

No: 6 Touring Through Costa Rica in Central America

No: 7 Discovering Old Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles USA

No: 8 Cabot Trail in Cap Breton Nova Scotia Canada

No: 9 Hwy 32a to Hyder Alaska

No: 10 Following the Panamerican Highway south through Peru

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My list (listed as they come to my mind, not in order of importance):

1. Nemrut Dagi (Turkey)
2. Pamir Highway
3. Monument Valley (USA)
4. Romantische Strasse (Germany)
4. Highlands (Scotland)
5. Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and the Old Silk Road (Uzbekistan)
6. Ayers Rock (Australia)
7. Italian /Swiss / Austrian Alps
8. Ruta 40 (South America)
9. Dalton Highway (Alaska)
10. Pyramids to Abu Simbel (Egypt)
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