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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Senegal Visa Compulsory For All Nationalities July 1st 2013
As you may or may not know, ALL nationalities except ECOWAS citizens and Moroccans and Mauritanians need a visa for Senegal as of July 1st 2013.
I do know that with pre enrollment and payment on the Senegal visa website you can get a 3 month multi entry visa at Dakar airport.
But for us overlanders it's not looking so easy. They have said it will be obtainable at the borders, but nobody knows how long it will take for this to become a reality. I for one do not fancy turning up at Diama or Rosso and dealing with the crooks there without a Senegal visa.
Rabat and Nouakchott Senegal embassies will only issue them to residents of those countries (bit odd, as residents here don't need a visa in the first place).
Reports suggest that only the 4 Senegal embassies/consulates in France (Paris, Marseilles, Lyon, Bordeaux) and the one in Berlin and Brussels are currently authorised to issue visas (they have the biometric facilities there). People also reporting the one in Banjul can issue them.
For those of us coming from Europe it's all a big headache. The Senegal embassy in London 100% will not issue the new biometric visa they don't have the facilities to do so. I am tempted to try at one of the embassies in France as we are passing through there, but concerned they will say as a non resident of France I can't get one there. Any thoughts?
Anybody have any more up to date information to share? This could really affect overlanders as the season for West Africa approaches.
Just had this back from the Snedai office.....anybody confirm this is accurate? I have my suspicions, I suspect she is simply writing out what is on a bit of paper, and not what is actually the situation at the borders:
In response to your query ,you can apply online before you go by road .Once the application is validated you will receive two email first is immediate is the registration receipt and another within 48 hours. In your case please print his emails and travelling with you can get your visa at the border Mauritania Rosso we have a team
To do your enrollment online choose other country .Do not hesitate to come back if you have any other question
at the german wuestenschiff board 2 people stated that they did it exactly that way and they got the visa without any problems at july 8th. at rosso.
they applied online when they were in mauritania .
anyway they said this is not possible at diama, only rosso.
I'll be travelling in Senegal in October. I haven't even thought I'd be staying in hotels so how do i go about getting a letter of confirmation? I'm not even exactly sure when I'll be (trying) to enter the country. All I know for sure is that I'm leaving Plymouth on the 24th September and heading South, returning about 6-7 weeks later.
I phoned the Senegal embassy in London earlier today and the chap I spoke to wasn't particularly helpful, he just said I had to have a confirmation letter of accomodation and turn up at the Rosso border crossing having already completed the online visa application.
Anyone lucky in getting a senegal visa in Europe? We applied on 4th aug., i've got the paiment confirmation and nothing else. Since then we tried to get some explanations, we send our paiment references 4 times, and since then no more reply from helpdesk.Anyone with similar problems?
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