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Old 18 Oct 2007
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HI Everyone,
After riding an epic journey from the UK to South Africa, I find myself very quickly back in reality as I fly home a little dejected as the trip is now over!!

I'm no longer travelling, sold my trusty steed (new owner sadly busted the oil pipe within 2 days), left my other half to start another journey and won't see him for a long while, the prospect of finding a job and talking to people who just don't have the same understanding...

anyone in or around Brisbane who would exchange some similiar stories?
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Amy,
It sounds like you are not aware of this meeting and the people involved - sure to be someone there you can talk to?!

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You're not alone Amy, I'm sure there are many other people on here who would agree that it is pretty rubbish being back home after a long trip.

But hey, there's always the next big trip to get planning because frankly, I don't think just the one will suffice...!
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Amy, see link below for a woman in similar situation.

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HI Everyone,
After riding an epic journey from the UK to South Africa, I find myself very quickly back in reality as I fly home a little dejected as the trip is now over!!

I'm no longer travelling, sold my trusty steed (new owner sadly busted the oil pipe within 2 days), left my other half to start another journey and won't see him for a long while, the prospect of finding a job and talking to people who just don't have the same understanding...

anyone in or around Brisbane who would exchange some similiar stories?
Amy
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Hi Amy,

I've got some friends in Brisbane who are bikers and could hook up with, or alternatively wait until xmas and i'll be in Melbourne for min 4 years.

I've done some travelling (not to the extent you have like..but well..im trying!) and dont mind spilling the beans around a camp fire in the middle of the bush somewhere?
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Cheers everyone!!

Thanks a bunch everyone, REally appreciate it

I haven't even been back a week and I've already joined the HU meetings in Brisbane but alas I don't have another bike to ride yet!!!! So I'll have to ride my vespa aroudn instead.

Nomadic - would love to catch up with your friends in Brisbane sometime. Are they part of HU Brisbane?

Mollydog - Thanks alot for link ( She's like my identical sister) but I was one step ahead of you and already emailed Michelle.. and we're planning a catch up in the future

I'm already planning my next adventure too........
Amy
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Hey Amy,
The oil pipe was fixed for R40-00 and Trevor tells me the beast is purring again. I'ts quiet here without you guys, plan another trip!!!!!! Maybe Mongolia or Alaska...one day we will cross paths again as the boys talk fondly of you guys and it would be great to catch up. Maybe Benjamin will be on his own scoot by then.....This has nothing to do with integrating back with "normal" society so hope that all goes well.
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Well you might get a half brother thown in! might see you when i get over there, I'll be back with Michelle in January after I've paid off some of my huge travel bill and got my bike stored somewhere in Scotland (we're gona buy new ones when I get there!)


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Half brothers are always welcomed!!

Things aren't so bad being back as I'm been very busy! A few of the big newspapers where I live have contacted me wanting interviews about our trip! So at least it makes you feel like you've achieved something special and although alot of my friends don't ride bikes, they have been fantastic to talk to.

Martin
Lovely to hear from you! thanks again for everything, you surely are a great person to have met and really made life easier for Rob and I in South Africa. Also so glad to hear that my baby got fixed and is purring like a kitten!!!! Such a trusty steed...

Mike
Looking forward to meeting my half brother!! Let us know when you get back in January...we can go cruising for a bruising!

Ride safe guys
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