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Smile HU Perth 2016 Meeting is on Sep 16-18!

We're very pleased to announce that the Horizons Unlimited 2016 Western Australia Travellers Meeting will be held Sep 16-18, 2016 at Fairbridge Village near Pinjarra!

Jaye Edwards did a brilliant job as local host in 2015, and after an extended rest and some regenerating travels to Thailand (!), she has picked up the mantle again! Good on ya, Jaye!
"Awesome work to the organisers and support crew. Without you it just wouldn't happen. Great job and look forward to next year as well."

Note the earlier dates, hoping for cooler weather! Online registration is open now, early bird rates until end-April!
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HU Perth meet - $55 earlybird registration until June 30

Not yet registered for this year's Horizons Unlimited Perth event? The next earlybird pricing closes on June 30th. Get in now to register for only $55!

We're pulling together a great line-up this year. Still nutting out some of the details, but confirmed first-time presentations so far:
- Vince and Karen Partridge, giving his & hers presentations about their 10 month trip from UK to Bangkok, delving into the organisational & everyday life sides of 2up travel
- Steve Fraser, professional photographer, who will help you get the best photos out of your adventures
- Jenny Engwirda, detailing her minimalist approach to a motorbike trip through Thailand
- Frank Di Giovanni, journalist & photographer, on recording your adventures & how to get published
- John Lizamore, on taking the new Africa Twin through its paces on a 12000km journey through South Australia, & also The Zen of Long Distance Travel by bike
- Xander Kabat, about exploring Romania on the tail of Vlad Draculea ("The Impaler")
- Ariel Leano, on an accountant's view to budgeting & preparation for long-term travel while he's undertaking a lap of Oz
- Tam Kabat, about the challenges a relatively inexperienced solo rider faced in crossing the country then back again
- the basics of motorcycle maintenance workshop led by John Lizamore (registrations required)

Visit http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/perth-2016 to register & look out for updates!
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HU Perthmeet - register by Sep 9 for $65!

Love travelling by motorcycle? Looking for inspiration, or want to share your tales & knowledge? The Horizons Unlimited Perth WA meet is jam-packed with info & inspiration! The event runs from Fri 16th to Sun 18th September, so make a weekend of it, get some travel inspiration, learn new skills, check out others’ travel set-ups, & form new friendships round the bonfire!


Visit www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/perth-2016 for confirmed sessions so far & to register, & watch for updates at https://www.facebook.com/groups/850039635112751/
Register & pay before September 9th for only $65.
Camping $39/tent for whole weekend.
Evening meals available for $27 per night, bookings required by September 1st.


Sessions include: Be Published in Your Favourite Magazine; 2-up from London to Bangkok; Introduction to Photography; SA on the new Africa Twin; First Aid & Survival; Packing Light; Explorations of Thailand, SE Asia, Romania, Europe, East Coast Bridge to Bridge, Cross Oz, New Zealand, Tanzania, West Africa & South America; Basic Motorbike Mechanics (registration required); Bike Ergonomics; Tyre Changing.
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share round the poster!!

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It's nearly here!!!

Horizons Unlimited Perth is just 2 weeks away! Not registered yet? There's still time to take advantage of the pre-meet price. Register & pay before September 9th for only $65 - it will be $75 at the gate!

Newly confirmed is the
biker first aid and survival skills with Rider Down and Bob Cooper! There's also $1000 worth of bike travel up for grabs in the door prize, thanks to Bikes Abroad.

Going to the meet? Why not set-up a group ride?
I think members of the HU Perth Facebook group can create events, so do that first https://www.facebook.com/groups/850039635112751/
If it doesn't work, then just post your ride details (time, location, dirt/road/both, planned route) direct to the Discussion, or on this thread
Perth Adventure Riders have organised a ride to the meet on Fri 16th, starting 9am at Mundaring Dome. Details at https://www.facebook.com/events/204852069880658 (PAR members only)

Anyone looking for somewhere to start their ride to the meet is welcome at Overlander Adventure Equipment on Fri 16th from 9am-12pm, where we'll have FREE hot drinks & Krispy Kreme doughnuts for meet attendees. Our convenient location gives you easy access for great rides to the meet via the Perth Hills or the Roe Highway. WHILE DOUGHNUTS LAST!!!! Overlander Adventure Equipment

Getting excited!
Tam, on behalf of the organising committee
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Draft schedule now available!

Hi everyone,
Hope you're as excited about the meet as us weary organisers are!

The draft schedule is now available. Have a look to see what talks you want to see when. Not all will be repeated! We're got a packed schedule running from 2pm Friday till lunchtime Sunday.

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/eve...Presenters.pdf

Not registered yet? Join us at the event:
$75 full weekend
$50 Saturday only
$25 Half-day Pass (you pay the full price & receive refund on leaving)
Camping $45 for full weekend (no discounts)
SELF-CATERING ONLY

Look forward to seeing you there!
Tam, on behalf of the organising committee
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