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!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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I will be travelling down through Sudan in September and want to get as much of the Visa side of things done ahead of thr trip. I am told that this is OK with the Sudan Embassy so long as I apply after 2nd July but I see on their Visa application form it asks for a 'sponsor'.
Anyone else tried to get the Sudan visa ahead of the time of travel?
Is the 'sponsor' a nice to have or a need to have?
All advice much appreciated!
NOt specific info on getting your visa in advance but should be usefull none the less....
I'm heading for Sudan ETA - Mid April.
Haven't come across the sponsorship issue.
But I rekon thats because I'll be getting a Transit Visa as opposed to a Tourist visa.
The latter is supposed to be much more difficult to get in so fr as it can take a number of weeks and there may be sponsorship issues.
In short I've opted for the transit visa because its easiere to get and its also what most people seem to go for. I believe the transit visa gives seven days and may be extended enroute (not sure on the extension bit yet).
The transit visa is same day or 2 day turn around/issue, and available from Sudanese embassy in Cairo. But you will also need a letter of Introduction from your embassy in Cairo.
Note: The letter of introduction must be from the embassy in the country where you are applying for the visa - so if in Cairo - the intro must be from your UK embassy in Cairo. If you get one in advance in the UK - you may be told to get one from Cairo...
I am planning the same route and will be heading into sudan in April / May(ish). I was under the impression that the visa that you got in Cairo was valid for 3 months not just 7 days. Maybe I have been misinformed. Can anyone shed any light on this? 7 days is tight to get from Wadi to Kartoum, pick up Ethiopia Visa and head to the border. Maybe we should get our Ethiopia visa in Cairo?
foreign nationals who are coming from countries where there is no Ethiopian Mission
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Niallo, could you give an update on getting the Sudan visa in Addis? I'm planning on going in June, doing Nairobi to Khartoum, and would like to know the best way to get the visa. My trip is a somewhat short one, so I can't wait around in Addis for weeks to get the visa.
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