Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Planning, Trip > Travellers Seeking Travellers
Travellers Seeking Travellers Meet up with other travellers on the road, or find someone to travel with to the ends of the earth!
Photo by Michael Jordan, enjoying a meal at sunset, Zangskar Valley, India

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


Photo by Michael Jordan
enjoying a meal at sunset,
Zangskar Valley, India



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 28 May 2008
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Nomadic
Posts: 50
AFRICA - South to North - Cape Agulhas to Cap Blanc OCTOBER 2008 to JANUARY 2009

Too much pressure from everyone about doing it on my own...

Who wants to hook up with me? Even for any part of the way (esp Algeria)

On a low budget, camping and cooking most of the way where possible.

I'm leaving early September 2008 and taking 4 months to get to Tunisia using the following route:


South Africa
Botswana
Namibia
Angola
DRC

Congo
CAR
Cameroon
Nigeria
Niger
Algeria
Tunisa

I'm on an '84 34L Tenere.

I'm 33, South African and British passports and very well travelled (Africa and the globe).
If you want to know more about me, I'll mail you my book (ManicMissions) about travelling through 10 countries (on public transport) in as many weeks. send an email to manicmissions [a....t] gmail [d-t-c-m] and you'll get the pdf.
I'm in Cape Town and happy to meet any locals for a nice ride in the mountains...

If you know anyone around these parts, please send them my way.


As to where I go from Tunisia - I don't know yet. RTW would be great, but I'm sick of planning that far ahead. If I have the energy, I'll continue to Scandinavia, and then follow LWR then down to TDF and back home (a few years later...)

Dave
+27738337775
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 6 Jul 2008
Registered Users
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: South Africa , Cape Town
Posts: 1
Upto date website for u

Hey man good on u , Going alone is the best . I just finished off my trip , well time sure flies , now 7 months ago from London to Cape town on my own , just the basics and no gps . road a 1984 yamaha tt600 top to bottom without any breakdowns even after a hecktic accident in ethiopia she's still went on all the way down . Good girl . East coast though , much easier than west coast . Check out this website of mike and ruby , i met them at the ferry in egypt and stayed together in wadi hafi sudan till the bikes arrived on the cargo ferry the next day . Had to leave them behind ,they were heavely overloaded and i was in a hurry . They have a great website with all the answered you need and are now backup in camaroon somewhere .

Welcome to Ruby's and Mike's Website

Currently back here where i planned my first trip from and now just going thru the motions and slowly putting another trip together , this time the west coast , possibly even backup the east side . Wifes going to ****ing flip when she gets word of this again .

cheers for now , keep us updated with any strange news .

Werner Schmidt
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dakar 2009 - January 2009 Walkabout Travellers' questions that don't fit anywhere else 3 6 Mar 2008 13:40
Sahara January 2009 lidel North Africa 3 2 Dec 2007 10:40
Algeria: north-south in October. Cam Johnson Travellers Seeking Travellers 0 26 Jul 2007 04:50
South to North starting in October Bevan Travellers Seeking Travellers 3 17 Dec 2002 21:14

 
 

Announcements

Thinking about traveling? Not sure about the whole thing? Watch the HU Achievable Dream Video Trailers and then get ALL the information you need to get inspired and learn how to travel anywhere in the world!

Have YOU ever wondered who has ridden around the world? We did too - and now here's the list of Circumnavigators!
Check it out now
, and add your information if we didn't find you.

Next HU Eventscalendar

HU Event and other updates on the HUBB Forum "Traveller's Advisories" thread.
ALL Dates subject to change.

2024:

2025:

  • Queensland is back! May 2-4 2025!

Add yourself to the Updates List for each event!

Questions about an event? Ask here

HUBBUK: info

See all event details

 
World's most listened to Adventure Motorbike Show!
Check the RAW segments; Grant, your HU host is on every month!
Episodes below to listen to while you, err, pretend to do something or other...

2020 Edition of Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling Handbook.

2020 Edition of Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling Handbook.

"Ultimate global guide for red-blooded bikers planning overseas exploration. Covers choice & preparation of best bike, shipping overseas, baggage design, riding techniques, travel health, visas, documentation, safety and useful addresses." Recommended. (Grant)



Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance.

Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™ combines into a single integrated program the best evacuation and rescue with the premier travel insurance coverages designed for adventurers.

Led by special operations veterans, Stanford Medicine affiliated physicians, paramedics and other travel experts, Ripcord is perfect for adventure seekers, climbers, skiers, sports enthusiasts, hunters, international travelers, humanitarian efforts, expeditions and more.

Ripcord travel protection is now available for ALL nationalities, and travel is covered on motorcycles of all sizes!


 

What others say about HU...

"This site is the BIBLE for international bike travelers." Greg, Australia

"Thank you! The web site, The travels, The insight, The inspiration, Everything, just thanks." Colin, UK

"My friend and I are planning a trip from Singapore to England... We found (the HU) site invaluable as an aid to planning and have based a lot of our purchases (bikes, riding gear, etc.) on what we have learned from this site." Phil, Australia

"I for one always had an adventurous spirit, but you and Susan lit the fire for my trip and I'll be forever grateful for what you two do to inspire others to just do it." Brent, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the (video) series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring!" Jennifer, Canada

"Your worldwide organisation and events are the Go To places to for all serious touring and aspiring touring bikers." Trevor, South Africa

"This is the answer to all my questions." Haydn, Australia

"Keep going the excellent work you are doing for Horizons Unlimited - I love it!" Thomas, Germany

Lots more comments here!



Five books by Graham Field!

Diaries of a compulsive traveller
by Graham Field
Book, eBook, Audiobook

"A compelling, honest, inspiring and entertaining writing style with a built-in feel-good factor" Get them NOW from the authors' website and Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.uk.



Back Road Map Books and Backroad GPS Maps for all of Canada - a must have!

New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80G/S.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events all over the world with the help of volunteers; we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, or ask questions on the HUBB. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:23.