Documenting my travels on a Vespa

Documenting my travels on a Vespa

Documenting my travels on a Vespa

Category: Africa

Silly stats of man and machine

For those thinking of going from Johannesburg to Milan , your options are many and varied . Here are three . Fly , it will take you 13 hours and 15 minutes . Drive the most direct route , you will drive for 171 hours and cover...

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Altitude , Alpes and Alpothermia

It was time to get back to Italy and make the necessary arrangements to get both myself and Vic home , back to sunny South Africa , the shipping arrangements had still not been confirmed , the collection point was Milano so it...

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Lazing in Lyon

I had not realised how exhausting the last week of riding had been , until I sat down to dinner with my great friend Robin , who had graciously flown in from Moscow , via Los Angeles and London to rendezvous with me , so we...

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Egypt to Eilat

It was time to  move on again , the streets of Dahab even more disserted  than usual , the morning air cool , the sun still hiding behind some of the buildings , I packed the last few smalls onto Victoria . We rode out and into...

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Leaving on a Freighter

The blog is still a little behind , but  between golden Jerusalem and the  remedies of the  Dead Sea time has not been my own and keeping me from QWERTY , so I hope to get the updates done later once I arrive in Italy .  I sail...

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Dahab

The ride up to Dahab was one of my more relaxed times on the scooter , we had a short distance to ride and time on our side a rare  combination on this trip ,  so it was all about soaking up the Sinai with her open display of...

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Out of Africa or not ?

The ride started early and within no time I was riding through the town of Suez in search of the tunnel that would take me across to the Sinai , and to the road that would lead to Sharm El Sheikh. I felt that I  needed to get...

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The Red sea and resort life

Getting out of Luxor took longer than I expected , the reason being road works and to many one ways , confusing for both the GPS and  in turn me . Finally we popped out beyond the city limits  and the desert opened her arms to...

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About to blog .

Just a quick hello and a short  update , before I start writing again and finally  bring the blog up to date , which I hope to start tomorrow , I am safe and sound in the city of Jerusalem about to bring in the new year with the...

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Blog Neglect

Time has taken flight and between terrible internet access and my long days on the scooter the blog has fallen prey to some neglect . I am currently in Sharm El Sheikh taking some R & R , the road fatigue has really taken...

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