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Photo by Josephine Flohr, Elephant at Camp, Namibia

I haven't been everywhere...
but it's on my list!


Photo by Josephine Flohr,
Elephant at Camp, Namibia



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Old 23 Jul 2013
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Smile Africa Call, a solo trip around Africa and Europe

Hello mates!

3 weeks ago I've finished my last trip across Africa and Europe, totalling almost 42.000 kms around 43 countries in 77 days (Yes, that was a fast ride...). And as some of you guys helped me in planning the trip on the african borders... I just want to share with you the short video I made about the trip. I hope you enjoy it!



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Here is the track of the whole trip.



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Africa

Great Job Isaac,

As my next leg of my RTW is taking me to cross Africa I am anxious to hear more detail about your trip , any ride report / website/ blog
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Why are you going to Africa if you dont want to experience the countrys but just blast through??? The same route took me two years:

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/?report=en_transafrika
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Why are you going to Africa if you dont want to experience the countrys but just blast through??? The same route took me two years:

Advent&# xff55;res motorbike expedition - 2 jears around africa part 1
I'm married and I have a daughter 5 years old . So I want to travel but I also want to be at home with my family. Sure I had less experiences than you on your 2 years trip. But I had 77 days of experiences... better than nothing, don't you think?

I really do not understand the people that criticize my trip because I was going too fast... Do you mean is better to stay at home?

I've enjoyed every single day of my trip and had as many adventures as I can afford, in money and time.

Don't know you, but every single person that thinks I was going too fast are not married nor have children waiting at home... I can always come back to Africa, but will never again see my little daughter growing up... and I have clear priorities here.

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Afica

No wory about comments ,any experiences is better than no experience. I did many trips some shorts some very long and they were all great . Africa is a huge continent and now that you had a taste for it I am sure you will come back for more and maybe with your family. Keep posting photos, tips and infos as many traveller would love to do something similar but may not be able to take off for long.
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Isaac , I agree totally , life is sometimes short So enjoy it anyway you can. You will never get back the time you are away from your daughter and they grow up fast!
Meaning of life is being happy.
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I really do not understand the people that criticize my trip because I was going too fast... Do you mean is better to stay at home?
No take your family with you:



i met this family in Kenya
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Great experience...I'm with you about the vision of the journey
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I love the edditing of the video and the syncronisation with the music, very well done. And a great adventure of course.
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FANTASTIC

77 days !!! Hell some don't even get 7 days , well done man , only wish i'd been 10 metres behind you

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77 days !!! Hell some don't even get 7 days , well done man , only wish i'd been 10 metres behind you

Phil
Yes, great video, and a great adventure! I also wish I was 10 metres behind you! It doesn't matter if you take days or years. as long as you are out there

Well done!

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Thanks mates.

I'm glad you enjoy the video. I wish I could spend more time riding there!
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Thanks mates.

I'm glad you enjoy the video. I wish I could spend more time riding there!
I'm sure you will. I see you on a sidecar showing Africa to your ladies...
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looks amaizing!!!

I’m dreaming on a trip like that....
good for you! great video, loved the sound track.
every year I’m doing 2 weeks or so - but it’s never enough....
always renting never with my own motorcycle
in a week I’m getting off to Czech, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania...
I never know when is the time to go off for a 6 month adventure....
but I’m starting to analyze it.
tips would be appreciated.
any way thank you for the inspiration.
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