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I'll go with this one;

1. b. An undertaking of a questionable nature.

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Brilliant Cam " Royal Oilfield" I will be using that one a lot. How's Hampi? We'll be there around the 6th, without tour guide or Oilfields

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Brilliant Cam " Royal Oilfield" I will be using that one a lot. How's Hampi? We'll be there around the 6th, without tour guide or Oilfields

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This is my third reply ! they keep being eaten.

I sent a lot of info but its gone, so

rent a moped beside the temple for 140 rups.(15 sq kms of temples etc!)
thalis in Hampi bazaar for 35-50 rups.
see the temple elephant bathing each morning in the river
s on the other side, 15 rup ferry, stops at dusk.
Hospet sucks
Train to Goa (Vasco de Gama/Margaon) 6.30 am but usually late coming in from Calcutta.

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1. a. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
1. b. An undertaking of a questionable nature

3. Participation in hazardous or exciting experiences
4. A financial speculation or business venture.

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That covers the ride to work then!

You can have an adventure in Scotland or Wales and I can certainly see that riding the trails in Southern Morocco is a bigger adventure still (I've done nothing bigger or better for sure). Even the blokes riding the tour company Bullets were doing more than I'd guess most had done before. All good stuff.

What I think does alternately make me smile or want or hit someone is people give themselves inflated titles based on some deed that in most cases has been done plenty of times before. I met a guy who was planning on writing a book because he was going to the North Cape. Like the idiot I am I assumed he was going in January on a C90 or was planning to list all the decent hotels, campsites and bars along the way. He was a little put out when I said I'd done that route and it was really just a nice road ride. The book of course never appeared as far as I know and I'm sure amongst his mates he's now known as Mr Extreme-Adventure-road tourer, but amongst some of the company here abouts I don't think his book would sell!

Now my mate at work who thinks I'm a cross between Sir Ranulph Feins and Dougie Lampkin because I don't put my bike away from September to April, he'd be impressed by the North Cape. What I'd want to do though is get Steve to load a plastic fuel can on the back of his CBR and ride there, not encourage thinking that he needs to buy a GS and do the anti-kidnap training. I think titles like extreme and adventure just bring out the people with questionable motives and attitudes?

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