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Old oops at it again

My 80th birthday last month and, yes, I have a confession to make. I am at it again - riding a motorcycle: this time, home from India. Does anyone have recent experience of crossing from India into Pakistan and from Pakistan into Iran?
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Can't help with any advice Simon but I wish you well and look forward to hearing your story when you get back home
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Did from Pakistan to India last fall through Amritsar without any problems.
No idea of the Iran (I arrived from China through Karakoram).

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Have a great trip Simon, I hope to be adding a new book to my collection soon! :-)
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Have a great trip Simon, I hope to be adding a new book to my collection soon! :-)
My thoughts exactly. Good luck Simon.
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And belated happy birthday wishes young Simon.

I was flicking through my bookshelves at home a while ago and I came across a book entitled "The 100 kilo club".
Yes, the author was a chap called Simon Gandolfi and it was published in 1975 so well before you were famous.

I don't know why I bought it but suspect it was a combination of -
a. It has a stamp inside that shows it was a library book withdrawn in 1979 and for sale for 20P.
b. I liked the sound of the title as it's about a dope dealer in Ibiza.
c. The fly leaf shows the dope dealer rides a Bultaco, which I also did in the late 1970's.

Trust your India trip is going well.
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Belated happy birthday
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My 80th birthday last month and, yes, I have a confession to make. I am at it again - riding a motorcycle: this time, home from India. Does anyone have recent experience of crossing from India into Pakistan and from Pakistan into Iran?


I want to be like you when im 80 years old also!!!!
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I want to be like you when im 80 years old also!!!!
I'd settle for getting to 80
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you can catch up with Simon's travels on the guardian site as he's been writing a short blog for them
Simon Gandolfi | The Guardian

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Ha explains why I havent seen any ogf his posts
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