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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Location: in our 10th year on the road-only half way- now in Australia
Lao visa on border when crossing Cambodia to Lao?
OK - so as usual i have done lots of research and everywhere is still telling me that I need to get my Lao visa (UK passport) before i enter Lao from Cambodia.
however, I have recent 'word of mouth' reports that you can indeed get a Laos visa at the border when entering from Cambodia.
(i know that the other way round -Lao to Cambodia-is fine).
so - anyone done this recently? i dont want to go to the border without one and then have to go all the way back to Phnom Penh to get one!
advice please :-o
my little rant.....and if you can get one i really wish all those so-called up-to-date websites would infact be up-to-date and stop wasting my time and expensive internet access!
Location: Aussie expat in Switzerland half way RTW
Cambodia-Laos Don Khom Border
Given that there is only one border crossing, this must be the Don Khom (Veun Kham) border?
Sorry this might not help but back in 2009 we crossed this border and we already had our visas (so we would have 30 days).
It is a (VERY) small border so probably best to get a Laos visa beforehand (especially if you want to stay longer than 15 days) but from non conclusive post I read on GT Rider they also issue on-the-spot entry visas. This is just a stamp and date/signature in your passport and is only valid 15 days.
NB we were asked by Cambodian official for US$5 to stamp our Carnet.
We loved Laos, enjoy and do go to Khong Lor caves, simply incredible.
Location: in our 10th year on the road-only half way- now in Australia
got in Phnom Penh.
decided to get on before hand as we were going to Phnom Penh anyway. very easy and quick. $40. can enter anytime within a 2 month period and visa will then last one month.
two application forms, 3 passport photos and $40. get the next day.
will let you know what i see at the border ie what is required if I had left it until then to get a visa.
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