Europe country journal

Entries and dispatches overlanding adventure travelling Europe

Beautiful Douro valley Portugal

4 Reasons not to visit Portugal.

For a tiny country 900 years old and only measuring 1200km coastline by about 200km, Portugal packs a massive punch; for mind-altering overland experience, a colourful crazy history, and house music loud extrovert fun people. Our initial plan – to rip up this country in a short 2 weeks travelling the coastline – ended up very close to a month crisscrossing the entire country. But beware; all is not as […]

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Fabuleux France

Joie de vivre: Joy/happiness derived from life. Travelled 2013 Travelling Europe is not about struggling with motorcycles through soft sand like we did in Africa. Europe is an easy and very comfortable adventure. What Europe offers instead is an incredible rich history, architecture and diverse culture and heritage. Best experienced when exploring the backroads and rural villages. But most of all on a motorcycle it is also relatively cheap to explore and much more fun! The true France we […]

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BMW Welt museum – The one to visit!

Photo essay of the spectacular BMW Welt. Get a drink and take stroll. Impressive, mind-blowing, jaw drop, just some of the words that does not begin to describe the incredible size and magnitude of this auto maker museum visitors centre that BMW – Welt made possible. Everybody knows BMW, it’s like Coca-Cola they are everywhere. Only when wandering through the museum and visitors area does the reality of how much […]

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Italian auto – Visual stimulation.

The lifestyle of the unemployed. There’s those with unlimited funds, no boring 9 to 5ér. Those are the upper class crust who does not need to work, the well heeled life of the unemployed. The people who enjoy the lazy pampered life on a yacht in the Mediterranean or sipping on an espresso or wine spritzer on a Wednesday morning in Monaco. For a brief moment a vicarious thrill into […]

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5 Reasons why you should tour Italy by motorcycle. PART 2 NOV- DEC 2012

I know it has been a long time since our last update, but here goes. There’s probably an endless list of reasons why travelling Italy by motorcycle should be on any persons bucket list. For good measure I will list just five reasons. We could not in our wildest dreams imagine the variety, cultural diversity and beauty of Italy. One great experience seduces you into the next with a bit […]

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