The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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So I would like to tell you a story about one of the biggest tragedies of the entire Eastern Sahara were hundreds or even thousands of refugees left the Kufra Oasis escaping from the Italian forces that were closing in on them from 3 different sides. Here men, women and children escaped into the desert unprepared. Some of them stayed up to 2 till 3 months in the desert until they were saved or they died. We have only very few accounts on that tragedy. Patrick Clayton an Inspector of the desert Survey of Egypt has been by accident in that area as he was making a traverse from Wadi Halfa to the Gebel Uweinat and to the North to the Gilf Kebir as he came alone the first refugees in January 1931. He didn’t know the whole scale of that refugee tragedy but he helped were he could and he saved several people from the sure death. Another account came from the Hungarian Count Almàsy, who was at that time not in Egypt but he wrote years later a story from that tragedy. Also 3 persons managed to reach the first Oasis of the Dakhla Group the Oasis of Tenida after covering a distance more than 1000 kilometres on foot. Here the police started a bigger rescue operation with the few cars available in the oasis and with the camels. They saved nearly 200 lives others they had to bury. Like the grave we came along some years ago where the poor fellow just died few kilometres away from Dakhla. Look at the attachment you will see the shoes
The amassing thing about that is that the complete shoes looked pretty good after covering a distance at least of 1000 kilometres through the bare desert. Some shoes nowaday would be gone to pieces. The other thing is that the shoes were made completely out of Palm tree even the sewing was made from that material.
Thank you for the respond, if you have more informations about the Kufra refugees it eould be interesting. Actually those shoes we found were found near Dakhla 100 kms south west from Dakhla near a grave, were a fenek was digging out the grave. The poor fellow was burried with his cloth these shoes were yust beside it. We yust took that picture and closed the grave again so the poor fellow could rest in peace.
Last year we also found on our way from the Kharga Oasis directly to Gebel Uweinat a route of camel skeletons every few kilometers. As this was never a trading route, those dead camels could either be from the expedition Prince Kemal el Din made to the Gebel Uweinat 1925 with 500 Camels carrying his fuel. Until now I never found any report on those camel transports, proberbly there was never anything written about them. So we don't knew how many from those camels actually died on the route.
But most proberbly those camels are also from the same Kufra refuguee time. Becaues they are plenty. Not like in Libya and Sudan the camels are Mummified, here you see the skeletons and the white bones.
So may be one has an explinations about that.
In Sudan you have plenty of mummified camels at Gebel Kissu, In Libya all around Uweinat, Archenu and on the way between those.
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