Grant and Susan Johnson - Around the World, two-up on a BMW motorcycle, 1987 to...

Bike at sunset, Cape Egmont Lighthouse, New Zealand.

Bike at sunset, Cape Egmont Lighthouse, New Zealand

Our odyssey has spanned 11 years, 39 countries, over 100,000 km and produced 1000's of photos. For those who don't want to read all the stories, we have a photo album. Only 457 photos so far...

Wild Animal Warning sign, road through Mikumi National Park, Tanzania.

Mikumi National Park, Tanzania


Our route around the world, 1987 to 2001

Our route around the world, 1987 to 2001

Susan at Dougga, Roman ruins in Tunisia

This site is dedicated, first to our families and friends who have kept our spirits up with their letters and made us feel connected, (with a special thanks to Margaret and Gerri, for support efforts above and beyond the call of duty), and second, to all the wonderful folks we have met along the way. This narrative is excerpted and somewhat edited from letters to friends and family.

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Grant and Susan Johnson,
currently in Vancouver, Canada, maybe...


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