When we last wrote we were leaving South Africa and finally heading for home, Cairns, Australia. We eventually sold Miss Adventure II (our Yamaha XTZ750) and ALL our gear to Chad and www.wilddog.za.net members. If you are riding in South Africa you HAVE to join this group of passionate bikers! We love em..they are awesome! We hopped on the plane home with hand luggage only after 18 months of riding in Africa and Europe with big smiles on our faces.
The last 2 months we have been living in an apartment on the Esplanade in Cairns catching up with family and friends, having health check ups, trying to fix up Belinda's frozen shoulders (which are coming along nicely, though slower than she likes, thank you for asking!!), doing taxes, going through 18 months of mail, trying to get fit, studying about the stock market (with the help of Rich Dad, Poor Dad coaching programme) and helping Bin's Mum maintain her house and garden!
Pat's brother Bernie and his wife Jocelyn from Edmonton, Canada have stayed with us for 2 weeks and we think they now know why we live in paradise ..oops Cairns! HU members John and Allana Skillington also stayed for a few days of eat, meet and greet!
We are now 5 weeks away from departing Cairns again (2 June) ...destination ... Edmonton, Canada.
Our butts are taking a break from motorbike riding and we will spend the next 9 months travelling in a motorhome.
We plan to go from Edmonton, Canada to Alaska and then down to Boulder, Colorado to catch up with Chris and Erin Ratay and then head further south, maybe into Mexico.
We have bought a 30 foot Winnebago in partnership with our Canadian friends John and Jerry Burden.
Our plan is to use it every second Canadian summer.
If anyone is heading for Canada or USA soon, we would love to catch up!
All travellers know that this awesome life is not possible without a hardworking back up team! Thanks heaps to Bin's brother Paul for looking after our rental properties and tenants and a BIG thank you to Bins Mum, Jill, for checking our mail and a MILLION other jobs! What would we do without you!
Look out Canada.. Cyclone Peck is heading your way!
Next HU Events
- Brazil: Feb 22-23
- Germany: May 29-June 1
- HUBB UK: June 19-22
- NEW! Canada Maritimes: July 4-6
- USA Colorado: July 11-13
- Ireland: July 18-20
- Canada West: Aug 21-24
- USA North Carolina: Sept. 4-7
- Canada Ontario: Sept. 11-14
- NEW! UK - Haggs Bank: Sept. 19-21
- USA California: Sept. 25-28
- Aus Queensland: Oct 3-6
- Aus Perth: Oct 10-12
- Aus VIC: Oct 24-26
- NEW! South Africa: Nov 14-16
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