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Old 19 Aug 2004
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Morocco very soon !

Hello,

I've been caught by a strong will of going to Morocco with my ténéré !
I'd like to go very soon, before I go up to UK for work.
When bike and everything is ready I'm off for vacation following the atlantic route, hopefully until Mauritanian border, maybe further according to budget.
I think I could leave from here by September, taking boat from France until Tanger; 400-500€ go/return ticket.
I'll try to make trip as economic as possible to keeep some pennies for future projects, maybe 1500€ will be enough all included, which I feel ready to pay to watch the desert, ocean and just drive further and further in this great country.
Anyone interested in joining?

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Mattias
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hey ya
dont know if you saw my post "riders sought for trip to morrocco"? as it might be of interest to you? or maybe the date is wrong for you? am planning on middle of oct.
i did it in april and it was a great run the atlas mountains are superb
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Originally posted by Matt595:
Hello,

I've been caught by a strong will of going to Morocco with my ténéré !
I'd like to go very soon, before I go up to UK for work.
When bike and everything is ready I'm off for vacation following the atlantic route, hopefully until Mauritanian border, maybe further according to budget.
I think I could leave from here by September, taking boat from France until Tanger; 400-500€ go/return ticket.
I'll try to make trip as economic as possible to keeep some pennies for future projects, maybe 1500€ will be enough all included, which I feel ready to pay to watch the desert, ocean and just drive further and further in this great country.
Anyone interested in joining?

Regards

Mattias
France


[This message has been edited by tonytee (edited 20 August 2004).]
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Hi Tony,

No problems, strange; I just read your post, we seem to have the same travel plan.
Would be nice doing some route together, date is a problem cause I'm most free in September.
October is better as season for morocco, I know.
Are you flexible for departure date?

Cheers,

Mattias
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Old 14 Sep 2004
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Hello,

I won't be leaving to Morocco yet..
I lost control on a stupid road here in France the 26 of August and smashed down my knee and bike kind of badly; knee is broken in 3 pieces and bike is seriously damaged.
Currently on a hospital bed until late October.
So I'll do the trip either October or November when everything is arranged, new bike etc..
Seems like I drive a bit hard sometimes...

So be careful on the road and understand the danger to the fullest and don't overestimate/underestimate anything.

Cheers,

Mattias
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