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I haven't been everywhere...
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Bike trip through Europe > Turkey & back under £900?(video)

I thought you might like to see a recent trip I undertook to Europe and the problems we faced.
There are 09 episodes in total...all with an alternative sense of humour- as I complete the other episodes-.(1/9 & 2/9 out now) they will be posted up. The vids are best watched with copious amounts of ...or when the weather is too bad to ride!
If you want to subscribe- then you will get the latest videos. Should all be out within 1 week....hope you enjoy them- do comment & share.



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Enjoyed Parts 1 & 2, subscribed!
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Enjoyed Parts 1 & 2, subscribed!
Thank you!
I really appreciate your subscription....It makes my editing seem worthwhile.
Thank you- I will contact through YOUTUBE or here...please comment!
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OK thanks all for your comments. A few have asked could I put up the episodes separately....At your service! ( if you have already seen this ep2...don't panic)...ep 3 is out tonight!
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OK people!
Here's ep3 this covers Hungary Slovakia & the famous Transfăgărășan in Romania...but Sniperos bike has a problem!...watch out for the wedding scene! & an exciting melon scene!
Have a good weekend everyone...next episode out tomorrow


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OK, People!
if you have subscribed on Youtube(free & easy to do)- then the next episode is out..


ROMANIA ,BULGARIA, VARNA, BULGARIAN POLICE & the BULGARIAN INTERIOR EP4 - The Romanian/Bulgarian border proves later to be quite an important checkpoint, after wild boar or sniper playing the pink oboe keep me awake at night- we travel through the mountains only to discover the trip takes a terrible turn

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Another great episode!! Thanks
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Another great episode!! Thanks
Thank you- this is my first attempt & your comments make the "experience" all worthwhile!- my hat goes off to the real editors of short stories.
Ep05 out tonight- I see you are subscribed on Youtube- so you will get it first.


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OK- if you are following on this site & don't have time to subscribe on Youtube- here is episode 04


ROMANIA ,BULGARIA, VARNA, BULGARIAN POLICE & the BULGARIAN INTERIOR Episode 4 - The Romanian/Bulgarian border proves later to be quite an important checkpoint, after wild boar or sniper playing the pink oboe keep me awake at night- we travel through the mountains only to discover the trip takes a terrible turn....please prepare to shout out when the title of the series is mentioned





Hope you continue to enjoy it....episode05 out tonight- after TopGear (about 2100hrs UK time)- Beers at the ready!...the location is fantastic...my favourite
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Evening everyone


For those subscribed- completed and live- episode 05 of 09 & its my favourite for location.


Blowfelds Lair (James Bond) finally discovered- its official! SOFIA & THE BRITISH CONSULATE -Ep5 - My darkest hour but not through lack of washing..we travel through the Bulgarian Interior...without meeting Sue Bo singing about "wild horses"- result


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if not it will be on here about same time tomorrow

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Seems you have realised a cheap but great action...
am afraid most part of this budget is spent in the Turkey part.

can we have a cash flow if possible.

Thanks for the videos but prefer to see more beauties while you are talking!!!
(Don't keep all for yourself)

All the best from İstanbul.
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Lovin' it Rod!! Sucks about Sniper's money & docs. !! At lease it seems the British Consular folks were on the ball for you guys! Looking forward to the rest of the nine!!
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Very entertaining series. Poor Sniper!
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For those who have not had time to subscribe yet- here is ep 05

Blowfelds Lair (James Bond) finally discovered- its official! SOFIA & THE BRITISH CONSULATE -Ep5 - My darkest hour but not through lack of washing..we travel through the Bulgarian Interior...without meeting Sue Bo singing about "wild horses"- result






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For those subscribed- completed and live- episode 06

EP 06 The Spine of GREECE,SOUTHERN ITALY & POMPEII- Ep6/9 - riding from Bari- we head west, claiming our EU rebate back (personally) by guzzling grapes along the way...again the bike gremlins catch up with Snipero...but I get to grease his passage at the border!

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Thank you for watching!
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