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Old 25 Jan 2010
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Wicklow - Morocco (via Santander) Easter 2010

Hello All,
Having not had a propper bike tour since 2006, excluding blasts to Wales, I feel I am due a trip. Inspired by all the tales of easy accessable adventure in Morocco I have decided to see what it is all about.
I plan to go this easter getting the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander on either Sunday 21th or Sunday 28th of March and returning 3 weeks later, thus making optimum use of the Easter work holidays.
In Morocco I prefer to avoid big cities and will probably get the ferry from Malaga to Nador.

I would like to camp out a few nights and try as many pists as possible nothing too extreme but hopefully just a taste of what Morocco has to offer, including:I am trying not to attempt too much but if time allows I will have a few backup ideas like The desert artwork of Hannesjörg Voth:
Morocco: Stairway to Heaven and other innovative desert structures - ADVrider

I am sure there are plenty of people planning simillar trips around the same time. Here are two guys on the Hubb planning a trip for April:

If anyone out there is interested in accompanying me for some or all of the trip please let me know.
I will be using a 2002 KLR 650 for the trip. Here she is trying to do some "desert practice" in the Irish snow:
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Hi Orujo,
I'm planning an almost identical trip leaving from just over the Wicklow mountains in north Kildare. Unfortunately due to work and study commitments I can't leave until the end of May at the earliest, and considering the temperatures in Morocco it looks like Sept/Oct for me. But hey give me a shout if you get delayed or feel like postponing for a few months...

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Hello i am planning a long trip cant make up my mind either Agadir (morocco) Kusadasi (Turkey)
I have a GL1500 Goldwing so cant go off road.................Mike
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hi orujo

hi mate we are going down to morocco at easter, we are leaving from almeria to nadoor, as there is a campsite where we can leave our van, so keep your eyes open for us we are on a honda xr650 and a drz400, we hope to spend more time down in the desert this time, safe trip mate, freddy, loz
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Hi all, thanks to everybody that responded to my post.

The trip went well and I got to meet up with some riders from Ukgsr thanks to Stef's post.
All went well and the trip was everything I expected but left me with a longing for more.

If anyone is interested or wants more information I did a bit of a write-up here:
"Tick the box" Ireland to Moroccon tour on a KLR650 - ADVrider
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great trip any advice

orujo, how you gettin on.
well your trip was great a real inspiration.
i would love to meet up for a chat sometime im up around wicklow dublin. im heading to ghana from limerick in july 2011 and would like to ask about a few things, namly the feery to santander?
trip through spain, the best ferry crossings, budget for morocco, things to see versus fairly short time.also the gear you brought and would you like to sell some gear you used, eg tent that you may not use again.
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