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London to Bangkok - Good Routes?

Intending to ride a f650daker from near london to bangkok next spring/summer alone, any suggestions as to which route to take would be gratefully appreciated.

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I'm planning to go to Nepal next year. I'm hoping to to go thru europe to Italy, Sicily, ferry to Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, then the usual route through Iran, Pakistan to India and up to Kathmandu. (I belive this should be possible). From here I might, if I have the cash left, air freight my bike and fly to Bangkok. Then travel round S.E. Asia. The problem is, you cant go overland through Myanmar this way so you have to freight at some point. Theres a suggestion for you anyway.
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cheers mate, didnt know it wasn't possible to go through mynamar, so thats real good to know.
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yeah I think you'll have to air freight your bike though there are the occasional stories of people getting through China. There's quite a bit of info on the forums about the air freight (I'm also planning a similar route for when I finish uni!)
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thanks peter, im in the same kinda situation, im also at uni but im a second year (not 19 years old mind) i been thinking id trying get my bike shipped from india to malaysia, id like to ride into bangkok as i have some friends that live there and another in kl. im intending to leave shortly after my exams finish, so prob leave end of may 2006, if you wanna keep my email and talk feel free, visa issues etc.

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