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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I am heading off through Eastern Europe and thenback across and dropping down through Spain to Morocco for a couple of weeks. I finally get the chance to pull out some summer singlets, then get to Morocco and have to cover up! Aaaarg!
I need some advice though please: What is appropriate attire for a woman in Morocco - Is a round neck t-shirt and long pants okay? What's a general rule of thumb? Cover knees and elbows?
Will I be able to get a bit of sun on my shoulders in the camp site?
(sorry - naive about this I'm afraid, so appreciate advice and suggestions)
It depends where you are - your suggestion would be OK anywhere, but you don't really need to go that far in places like Marrakesh or Essaouira (which is beautiful - try it). I was there with a female friend a short while ago and in country areas she wore a long thin skirt. Don't worry about the elbows, but a thin headscarf might be helpful just occasionally - just helps blend in a bit. But it is not necessary. We did not see the sort of harrassment which is common in Turkey - well, only from people trying to sell you things or drag you in to their shops. She also found unwanted lipstick very useful when negotiating prices with female sellers - henna tattooists for example.
I lived 3 years in Marocco, female and blond.
Look around how the moroccan women are dressed - especially those of your age. There are places in towns and on the beach were you can see minis or bikinis and full covered females side by side.
Enjoy your trip!
Thank you! You've both helped to make me feel less anxious about it.
A head scarf and a spare lipstick is a good idea (not that I'm packing any other lippy)
... I have been to Turkey, and that's probably why I was concerned. Floaty long skirt, here I come!
I was hoping to get there and see what the women were wearing and then send a guy mate out to go shopping for me now THAT'S trust!
Legs and shoulders are considered 'private' body parts, so in more rural places you should avoid sleeveless T-shirts and shorts.
In the big towns things are more relaxed. French women have never been particularly sensitive to local sensitivites, even to the extent of topless sunbathing by the pool in the more upmarket hotels in Marrakech.
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