September 04, 2007 GMT
2008 TRIP

Well long time, no hear folks!! We have had our heads down and bums up working for the last year, enough of that boring stuff, its time for our next installment of adventure!!

We leave Cairns (home) Fri November 2 and spend the weekend in Sydney with Belinda's Aunty Pam and Uncle Andrew and cousins Olivia and Melanie. Mon Nov 5 we fly to Christchurch, New Zealand with Patrick's Daughter Kate and travel in a 3 berth motorhome around the South Island of New Zealand for 3 weeks. End of November we fly to South America again to catch up with travelling friends John and Annette, Oscar and Luis and see northern Brazil. We might buy a motorbike for the 2 months we are in South America and store it or sell it at the end. Pats grand plan is to have a motorbike in every continent!!

February 3 we fly to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to see Nevione and Don Crawford and stay at their time share place for 2 weeks. Next flight is to Egypt to see the Pyramids for a few weeks and then to Athens, Greece to see our friend The Greek God Orestis early March.

We then catch a ferry to Crete and pick up Miss Adventure II (our Super Tenere motorbike) who has been guarded by Spiros Amitzoglou for the past 16 months. Thanks heaps Spiros!! We then head east through Turkey and onto Cyprus end March, where we will meet up with our Great Romanian friends Csilla and Oli Schul and party on!! Look out Cyprus!!

Next step is Israel, Syria, Jordan, Armenia and Georgia by motorbike. After that we are not sure. Maybe head east from Iran to Pakistan, India, Nepal, Thailand and leave the bike in Laos OR head back to Greece to store the bike again for the next trip. It all depends how hot it gets over there, in more ways than one!!

We then fly end October 2008 to Dubai to see friends from Cairns Dave, Lynne and Harry Mollenhauer, then Hong Kong and direct to Cairns arrival 2 November 2008 (exactly one year away!)

We love meeting up with like minded people along the way, so if you are in any of these areas when we are there we would love to catch up with you and eat and drink and be merry together with you!!

Our phone contact number is +61 419 309 309 for sms only while travelling or email: patandbin@yahoo.com

Posted by Patrick Peck at September 04, 2007 06:05 AM GMT
 


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