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Old 7 May 2013
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Riding through Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and Zambia

We are warming up to our RTW expedition starting in December. We planned this for 3 years, we saved a good part of our budget and we are ready to go.
My wife and I rode through the four countries on a 16.000 km tour on our Yamaha Super Tenere. The bike performed admirably so far. We had close calls with elephants in Botswana and Zambia (why don't they like motorbikes is beyond me!) but overall it was a hoot! Camping in the bush under the stars, visiting villages of Bushmen and many other tribes and we also tried our equipment to make sure everything works ok.

you can see a little clip of video and photos here:


December 1st, 2013, we start on our journey around the world that will take us to Cape Town, then east to Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, the whole of Europe to Nordkapp, south to Finland, east again to St. Petersburg, all the way to Vladivostok, ferry to Japan, fly to Vancouver, down the west coast to San Diego, then Mexico, and then down to South America, fly the bilke back to Cape Town to raise funding for our orphans in Zambia.
We will keep the posts coming...
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I`m more than jaleous! Wish you a nice trip and always safe travels!

Hope you will write a blog, or start a thread here?

3 Years - what a dream!

Trans-Africa with a Land Cruiser 200 http://transafrica2012.blogspot.de
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Hi Surfy,

I will have both a blog and threads here and on Adventure Rider Motorcycle Forum, plus our website, which will be completed soon.

thx for the wishes
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Hi wearenomadbikers
4 posts and already diverting to another site
Hendi Kaf


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Sounds wonderful.

Will follow with interest.can i have your names,your title is a tad long.regards
Noel.Queensland Australia
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Hello Noel,

Sorry, I am late with my reply.

We are John and Carmen Nomad. More details on our website:

Nomad Sports Academy | Zambia

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africa, orphans, rtw, yamaha super tenere

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