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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Sahara Travel ForumTopics specific to North Africa and the Sahara down to the 17th parallel (excludes Morocco)
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We crossed at Ras Adjr on a 7 day transit visa. Two hours. LYD 266 at customs (license plate rental & "fixed" 4WD charge) plus LYD 6 for a 14 day insurance. Interestingly, the fuel levy introduced in Oct 2010 wasn't charged - I even asked.
One change from the write up on Chris's website (http://www.sahara-overland.com/country/libya.htm) is that in order to get the carnet stamped and insurance, we had to go just outside the border control compound - this was straighforward as we had acquired a friendly (and free) police helper for the whole process as we had no guide. As you face the set of shopfronts (GPS Latitude=33.147927, Longitude=11.566023), the insurance is the second door from the right. The carnet man is in in the long single story building (at 2 o'clock as you face the shops). There is a Sahara bank branch with ATM in the next building along the main road.
On the way out to Egypt, we stopped at the license plate returns place, but a another friendly policeman escorted us the last few k's to the border and deposited us at immigration. The plates were returned there, and the 100 LYD refund issued. All took 1 hour, including tea with the head honcho.
Not sure if this should go here, but Libya just closed the border from Algeria at Ghdames according to this article. Were foreigners allowed to use this crossing anyway? I know people who did in 2002...but that was a long time ago.
Not sure if this should go here, but Libya just closed the border from Algeria at Ghdames according to this article. Were foreigners allowed to use this crossing anyway? I know people who did in 2002...but that was a long time ago. http://www.echoroukonline.com/eng/index.php?news=12094
They opened the border for locals a while back, and then even lifted the taxes on vehicles and people crossing. A pity they closed it again, as things were going in the right direction.
They both need a new leadership before the borders will open - the old farts they have now are too entangled in old conflicts.
Libya’s Deb Deb border with Algeria & Tunisia has always been , as Tim Alkoum, a military border and close for tourism purposes for all citizens of countries who need entrance visa in GSPLAJ since & before G.R. . Normally open for local traffic , commercial and also tourist but only for citizens who do not need visas for entering , it is closed for all when particular conditions occurs , like now. Peoples who told to cross it got at the time a special permit on behal of the local agency not in use and cancelled since years .
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