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Old 7 Apr 2023
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RAW 83: The 7 Wonders of the Motorcycle Travel World

Join the panel in this lively debate of the seven wonders of the motorcycle travel world, a list that will inspire riders to get out and explore, destinations and routes that add unparalleled cultural, geographical or experiential value to any motorcycle trip. With your host, Jim Martin, and co-hosts Sam Manicom, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix, Grant Johnson and Michelle Lamphere.

We discuss some of THE great roads of the world!

Isle of Man - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8418
Karakoram Highway - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/destinations/poi/pk/karakoram-highway
Pyrenees - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8419
Icefields Parkway - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8420
Dalton Highway - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8421
Mae Hong Son Loop - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8422
Patagonia Loop - Ruta 40 and Carretera Austral - https://new.horizonsunlimited.com/poi_entity/8424
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Hello panelists,

That's great to choose the 7 wonders of motorcycle world. But I think there should be a road from Indian Himalayas. I am from India, so I could be little biased, but if you are talking about culture and geography then it should be considerable. Manali Leh highway should be considered for this.

It is a 470 Km long highway which includes 4 high mountain passes up to 5300 meters altitude. and a 9 KM long tunnel at an height of 3000 meters.

terrain offers from lush green Manali to cold desert sand dunes in Ladakh and snow clad mountains on the way. Moore plains offers you the view of a plateau.

Journey includes from tarmac roads to off roads which includes many stream crossings. Himalayan weather changes in minutes and you can even witness snowfall in summers. It offers everything that an adventure rider likes.

Manali is rich in Hinduism culture with many great temples and on the way Lahaul valley is a tribal area. Ladakh has Tibetan Buddhism culture where you can visit many great monasteries.

In Manali there are many short treks to waterfalls and multi day long treks are also available for trekking souls. Manali also offers many adventure sports like paragliding, hot air baloon, river rafting etc.

You have the opportunity to ride to the highest motorable road of the world. magnetic hill, moonscape site, see the double humped Bactrian camel and many more.

In the end you can choose for a one side ride & fly. Or choose a circuit without repeating the same route. So it is the route of possibilities with diversity that can be considered as the 7 wonders of motorcycle world.
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