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!
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Just about to leave for Africa to do the south north route, when I decided to actually pick a topic/story and ride for/after it with a video camera (indi level). My story will take me through kind of difficult terrain, and filming alone is hard so I think it would be wiser to partner on this mission. The story does go through several countries. I do have a background in videography and currently located in the US. If there is anyone who is interested in riding, but not from a specific point to another but rather by topic/story I would love to hear from you.
If you decide to try this idea in South America instead of Africa where I used to live, let me know. I currently live in Costa Rica and am hoping to do just this soon.
The Rhodes idea is good, but unfortunately, I am limited by citizenship which is Israeli. Can't do Sudan and such. Also, I would like to focus on the day to day stuff. The small stuff. Subsistence, farming, water, tribalism, war & peace, foreign aid projects and for Lorraine, maybe even dogs . Sometimes you just have to be there, feel place and the people to find an interesting story.
Hurcomb, I will be landing in S.A. in Jan and heading up to the Zambezi, hopefully through Zimbabwe. Will you be in the area, shall we talk about it?
Sorry you haven't had more response. Wish I was going to Africa at the moment, but still in Costa Rica for the next few months. If you're going to be doing stills at all, would you be interested in taking pics of domestic animals interacting with their people? If you happen to see anything. And if you're just doing video, could you do the same? I want to put yet another website up that focuses on the animal/human bond around the world...if you're interested in this kind of thing. I just did a talk in DC about this so am pretty psyched about this right now. Wouldn't pay (of course) unless at some point it got turned into a bigger project.
Enjoy the ride, no matter what your focus is!
PS I'll have animal photos from Santiago, Chile up on my site in a day or so, from where I had another conference last month.
I’ll be happy to take pictures of any dogs I come across. I’m focusing on people but who knows, maybe there are great dog stories out there. If I see it, I’ll definitely film it. I myself am bonded to my wonderful female dog companion (2 overseas trips together) so man/dog companionship seems to me like a “no brainer”. I’ll be along the Zambezi not taking the usual routs or roads. Hope I don’t break down and become dinner for something. Just watched Out of Africa for the gazillionth time last night too. Maybe if I do break down, Redford will come to my rescue .
Thanks for your support. Assaf.
I'm thinking about flying my F650D to africa mid to late January 07 and ride 4-5 months there instead of riding back to the US. The idea got to me a couple of weeks ago and just starting to look into it to it. my email is salcar at hotmail dot com
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