We are traveling on 2 BMW R80GS from March 2002 till March 2003. We started in Belgium then on to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Mongolia, and we're now back in Turkey and planning to go to Iran, Pakistan and India.The story will be in Dutch language.
Net voor de grensovergang ontmoeten we Jurgen Homan,
de ambassadeur van Unicef Nieuw Zeeland op een
motorfiets BMW R 80 GS. Hij combineert zijn reis met
meetings van Unicef over een project tegen polio. Hij
is al 16 maanden onderweg en is nu op weg naar
Duitsland komende van Thailand en India. We krijgen
van hem de kaart van Pakistan mee en de Rough guide
van India in ruil voor onze kaarten van Iran en
In Amritsar beslissen we uiteindelijk om in plaats van
rechtstreeks naar het zuiden te rijden (Goa), een
loupe te maken naar Dharamsala, het toevluchtsoord van
de Dalai Lama en vele Tibetanen. Het ligt op ongeveer
1700 meter hoogte aan de rand van de Himalaya.
Vrienden uit Belgie op bezoek
Na 14 dagen rust op een strand onder de palmbomen
hebben we weer zin om wat te reizen. Deze keer laten
we de motoren op stal staan en kiezen we voor het
Zeven dagen op voorhand regelen we in Bombay de
verzending van de motoren per luchtvracht met Daga Air
agents naar Australie.
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