Author Archives: Daniel

Lulu’s resting up for the ride East.

Gori 2

We must be in Yerevan Armenia  to apply for the Iran visas, but as yet we do not have actuation numbers. So essentially we have time on our hands.


Gori 3
Today we are riding on the back roads from Gori to the capital Tbilisi where we will bunk in for 3 or 4 days.… Read the rest

Posted in Georgia | 7 Comments

This is an Adventure not a Holiday


We woke to a sunny day. The idea today is to ride into Ushguli and then tomorrow continue on the dirt road past there in a loop  and we plan to get to the capital Tbilisi the day after.

Screen Shot 2017-05-31 at 12.00.07

We were a bit concerned about the amount of rain and the condition of the “road” after Ushguli.… Read the rest

Posted in Georgia | 7 Comments

Georgia on My Mind.


We have a short day planned today with just 2o6 km to Batumi Georgia. This gives us lots of time since there is the border to deal with and a 1 hour time change.

Screen Shot 2017-05-27 at 22.59.55

The ride was pretty uneventful. We did stop for a quick power wash after the rain and mountain roads.… Read the rest

Posted in Georgia | Leave a comment

Ankara and East.


We set off early today for the 464 km ride to Ankara. We started on the main E 80 toll road, but then headed to the D140, which basically cut cross country south east. The ride is up and down several passes.… Read the rest

Posted in Turkey | Leave a comment

Getting to Istanbul a Turkish Delight?

Today in Sozopol Bulgaria we lazed about most of the day since we were out so late. We did have a bit of a walk about the old city and the sea wall.




Bulgaria Sozopol-13


Bulgaria Sozopol-16

Bulgaria Sozopol-17

Bulgaria Sozopol-20

Bulgaria Sozopol-18

Bulgaria Sozopol-21

A toe in the chilly Black sea.… Read the rest

Posted in Turkey | 4 Comments

A locals tour of the real Bulgaria


Today we start a 3 day ride in Bulgaria with Assen. It is very overcast, but hardly rained. It was however cool. The first part of the day was to scoot down the highway A3 until Dupnica where we changed to the parallel secondary road.… Read the rest

Posted in Bulgaria | 2 Comments

Team Canada meets up!


It is sad to leave the whole gang from Slovakia, but we must move on with the show. We started out from Takaj about 2 pm headed south to Budapest under the threatening skies. We planned to take the smaller roads and abandon them for the freeway if the weather turned for the worse.… Read the rest

Posted in Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia | 1 Comment

A very fun “Program” in Kosice

Today the forecast is 20% rain, but it is pretty windy and chilly for our ride across Slovakia to Kosice.

Screen Shot 2017-05-09 at 22.42.30

We set out first for Bojnice(bod-neet-sa), where we had breakfast with a view of the castle. The funny thing today was we asked the waitress if she spoke English and she said no, but her friend that did not work there said “ yes” and proceeded to take our order and serve us!… Read the rest

Posted in Slovakia | 4 Comments

World Wide Ride is headed East!

Return to Hamburg-10

The plan is to fly back to Germany to get the bikes near Leipzig. We have a few items to sort out like installing the new Odyssey batteries to replace out 5 year old Deka. We are a bit worried they will be toast after 8 months again.… Read the rest

Posted in Czech Republic, Germany | 3 Comments

Getting ready for the road again 2017-2018.

The route so far 2012-2017


Route 2017-2018

Route Germany-Czech-Slovakia-Serbia-Romania-Turkey-Georgia-Armenia-Iran-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Gorno/Badakhshan Autonomous Region- Krygyzstan-Kazakhstan-Russia-Mongolia-Russia-Mongolia-China-Tibet-Burma-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam-Cambodia-Thailand- Malaysia-Indonesia-East Timor-Australia-Tazmania-New Zealand…


Route 2017-2018 part 1 May to December

part 1 going East

Route 2017-2018 part 2 December to April

part 2 going East

Route 2017-2018 part 3 April to August

part 3

Well it’s time to get back on the road again now that spring has sprung the sun is shining!… Read the rest

Posted in Germany | 24 Comments