March 30, 2008 GMT - Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa
The mountains in Swaziland. I rode through Botswana without any problems and was suprised to see elephants along the road in areas that I thought were not national parks. I felt a bit exposed on the motorcycle as when...

March 29, 2008 GMT - Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia
Campsite in Tanzania after heavy rain. On my ride from Dar es Salaam to the Malawi border I encountered my first rain of the trip. It was late afternoon and I was about 10 km’s from the camping site...

March 01, 2008 GMT - Kenia, Tanzania
Crossing the Equator in Kenia. The KTM stripped down to access the damage. The four of us have split here in Nairobi as we all have different schedules and routes. There is a possibility we may meet up again...

March 01, 2008 GMT - Ethiopia, Kenia
Looking forward to a cold beer in Ethiopia. Crossing into Ethiopia we did not realize that there would be no petrol for almost 400 km’s and although there were many fuel stations they only stocked diesel. Running on fumes...

February 28, 2008 GMT - The Crossing
Carlo, John Anthony and me in the BMW workshop in Sana'a, Yemen. After the clutch problem with the BMW we managed to get the correct parts from Germany to Sana'a within 3 days with the help of the guys...

February 01, 2008 GMT - Sana'a, Yemen
Yes, this is a motorcycle…….puzzle. And with any luck and a lot of patience humpty dumpty will go back together again!!!!!!!! The motorcycle dictated a rest stop for us and it is actually a good time to relax and...

January 28, 2008 GMT - Entering Yemen
About to enter Yemen The ride from Salalah to the Yemen border along the coast is some of the most spectacular biking that you are likely to find any place in the world. This is a good road through...

January 28, 2008 GMT - Entering Oman
Overnight accommodation in Muscat. We crossed the border from the UAE to Oman without any incident and made our way to Muscat, the capital of Oman. The roads were great and the weather perfect for bike riding. On arriving...

January 20, 2008 GMT - Departure

Leaving Dubai

December 12, 2007 GMT - Proposed Route

The proposed route to Cape Town.

December 08, 2007 GMT - Preparations


November 16, 2007 GMT - About Us
Jerry is the cool guy on the left. Jerry and I met many years ago in South Africa and found we both enjoyed exploring wide open spaces on motorcycles. We did a few trips together back in South Africa...


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