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Go for a ride round europe?

hi.
Im led ther one night in bed and in a really shitty mood so i think to myself 'y...y do i feel like this' n then i realised its becouse im bored...bored of life. is life about working, is life about making someone else rich while u struggle and be unhappy...no! no it aint. so i though thats it...im doin what iv always wanted to, iv always wanted to go 'go' on a motorcycle, no set route or plans just see where the road takes me...its all about freedom.
So im setting off (on my cb1300) on august 9th from London with little more than a backpack on my shoulders. First stop is france by ferrie then stay in calais overnight n get a decent kip. Next guna ride down to Paris in the morning n just see wats goin on...spend sum time ther (anythin from 2 days to 2 weeks, just depending how i feel) then im thinking maybe onto Geneva, Switzerland, no real reason apart from iv never been ther before. You kinda get the idea...just go where i want when i want n stay as long as i want.
So before you think it, no i aint a single guy with no real commitments, iv got a job, an amazing girlfriend who is willing to let me do something iv always wanted to and iv got a house i gota pay for so just guna leave money in the bank to cover it for a while and to be honest im not going 'forever' ill probbly be back in a few months...6 months max.
Sooo my point is, if thers anyone out ther who is doing, planning or contemplating doin anything simular it would be great to chat, share ideas or even travel together. age or gender is not important, just the desire to be free.

Thanks for reading.
TOM.

p.s: Sorry bout the shit spelling...iv never been good at that haha.
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Strewth, that was like reading the worlds longest text message...

If you have as long as 6 months, I'd suggest maybe looking further afield than Europe which is on your doorstep (much more so than living in Scotland!) and you can head there any year for a holiday. It's also pretty expensive. If you are leaving as late as August, you'll hit colder weather in 2/3 months unless you head south. Why not buy an Enfield in Nepal and ride it back for example? Turkey, Iran, Pakistan are all within reach in that sort of time frame but you'd have look at the weather patterns. Just chucking some ideas in really.

Good luck with it!
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thanks for the info mate
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