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October 03, 2007 GMT - The Chequered Flag
…………..259 day, 18,572 miles, 18 countries, a fuel bill of £827.24 and no GPS just maps I finally get to see my chequered flag. Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Unfortunately it was only a mere glimpse as Mother Nature...

September 29, 2007 GMT - September Y2K7
Almost in Cape Town, I got the first sign once I crossed over the border into South Africa. Only 679Km a short run down the home straight. Over the past month I have however traversed the continent to the Atlantic...

August 30, 2007 GMT - August Y2K7
Heading south and the temperature was starting to get noticeable colder and news was that SA was not any better so the trip headed back to the East coast, crossing over into Zimbabwe to visit Riders. First we had to...

July 31, 2007 GMT - July Y2K7
Encountered my first real breakdown with the bike during the transit of Tanzania from Kenya on the way to Malawi. This was the consequence of picking up a tank full of bad fuel and resulted in a truck ride back...

June 29, 2007 GMT - June Y2K7
Made it! The roof of Africa and for all that effort of trekking for four and a half days to see the spectacular views of precisely……..nothing! We almost walked straight past the sacred sign post at 5895M due to the...

June 01, 2007 GMT - May Y2K7
On having been in Uganda for so long it was finally time to move on to Rwanda crossing the Equator for the last time until heading home. The route that I decided upon took me across the Virunga volcanoes in...

May 01, 2007 GMT - April Y2K7
After the events of last month the pace has slowed down dramatically as I have only traveled as far as Uganda during April. The majority of the month has been spent exploring what Uganda has to offer for the independent...

April 03, 2007 GMT - March Y2K7
As I sit here writing this latest installment of the trip in Nairobi I am amazed that I even managed to get here at all. It's been the toughest riding of my life for both me and the bike as...

February 25, 2007 GMT - February Y2K7
Finally, after what felt like a short lifetime I eventually got to travel south again to Cairo after ten days riding East. This was a much welcomed change as the last four days from leaving Libya had been spent in...

January 31, 2007 GMT - January Y2K7
The New Year was seen in, in a slightly drunken state at a house party in Billericay and now draws to a close with me in Benghazi, Libya surrounded by mad drivers and everyone shouting Arabic to each other. Doesn’t...

December 17, 2006 GMT - Fanks 4 Nuffin' MTV
Holla! Waz up Westwood, you not been round me crib for the bike, it needs some of phat pimp juice. Well not no more, it's had a right going to at Ernie's place. Fanks anywayz! And here she is in...

December 01, 2006 GMT - The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men
I may one day, in a moment of reflection make reference to that line! So what is the plan? That's a bloody good question; about a year ago in a moment of boredom or was it after too much to...

 


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