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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Any recent experiences with getting a visa for Sudan (north) in Ethiopia? I have an Australian passport. No plans to visit Uganda but if getting one in Ethiopia is next to impossible I may make the detour.
Hia, you can get your Sudan visa in Addis, in 24 hours all you need to have is an Egypt visa, if you have an Egypt visa then Sudan will issue you a 14 day transit visa, cost $100 US. You will also need photo copies of the visa, passport photos, and a photocopy of your passport along with your passport, they are helpful but the consulate is bloody busy everyday. Get their early.
You can get an Egypt visa before you travel or this is also available in Addis but took 3 days last year, also availabile in Harare. I am an Ozzie passport holder as well.
if you do not have egypt visa then you have to apply for a normal visa and use an agent in Kharoum for this, who sends your application to khartoum for approval, your approval then goes to the embassy location you have specified and then you are issued the visa. The cost is adding on the agent fees and add about 1 month at least to the application process.... so have the egypt visa to make life easy.
on our way up Ethiopian-Sudan-Egypt we managed to get the Egypt visa last week, but now the Sudan embassy/consulate is insisting on an (invitation?) letter from the Khartoum Ministry of Foreign Affairs to issue a Sudan visa. We don't have this letter... Any ideas?
(we are in Ethiopia/Addis at the moment)
If it is still possible get your Sudanese visa in Nairobi. It is very straightforward (we dropped off/picked up same day), cheaper and you don't need an Egyptian visa (which means you can pick this up on the Wadi Halfa/Aswan ferry and not waste time applying at an embassy). Visa is valid for 2 months (ie you have two months to get in) and they usually give two weeks (though some have had 2 months granted).
wow, that sounds easy. unfortunately no chance to go back to Nairobi. We are now working on an invitation letter from a random contact in Sudan, see if that works. Will update here when successful. Thanks!
I was there( Nairobi Sudan ambassy) a In december 2012,they ask me for letter from my ambassy.(my ambassy was too far to ride in this crazy city Nirobi)
Next day I went back without the letter and I said the my ambassador is not available for 10days and he said Ok
Update from today: The Sudanese embassy in Addis refused our invitation letter from a friend in Sudan and insisted they need a letter from the Khartoum Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Trying different channels for a solution, but getting quite desperate here...
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