Documenting my travels on a Vespa

Documenting my travels on a Vespa

Documenting my travels on a Vespa

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Not so SOLO but close as dammit

An opportunity has presented its self for a mini adventure one might say. So I am sure You are all asking, what would be the natural choice for a destination after such an amazing ride through Africa. Well yes you would be right and your first guess would be spot on....

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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 12 475 kilometres. Jump on your Vespa ,...

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Not so Hip while hopping Milano

The tips of  my fingers still holding the tingle of cold in their ends , I went down to breakfast well rested and ready for my time in Milano , a time to sort out logistics , a time to unwind , a time to culturally explore , a time to practice city life. My hotel was...

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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 was logical to make my way there and...

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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 could celebrate friendship and a trans...

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Tuscan Treasures

With Victoria serviced it was time to leave Pisa and do some exploring . People speak so fondly of touring Tuscany , so I thought not to be influenced by others I would do the same but on a Vespa .  I could not let the opportunity pass , to have your own ride to...

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Pisa , Pontedera and Piaggio

I rode straight to the Pisa airport to meet my sister , I was met with tears , smiles and then laughter , me in my riding gear , reflective jacket and fluffy beard , my sister thought that a courier guy had had been walking towards her not her long  not so lost...

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Riding Rural

It was time to bid farewell to the  coast of dreams , I had two days to get up to Pisa , my sister had made arrangements to fly in from the Uk to welcome Vic and I to the continent and spend some time together enjoying Tuscany . I fired up Vic now insured against the...

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Back in time , touring the Amalfi

Getting Vic an I out of the port took some doing and a couple of hours of pillar to post ,  I had my passport in hand , no entry stamp though ,  no documentation for  the  temporary import of the scooter into the EU , and I could not really tell customs , Victoria was...

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Freighter Incarcerated

The day had arrived it was time to board ship and sail to a new continent and  the last leg of our journey . I was up early to pack , then I rode out of Jerusalem , enjoying that golden hue that the sunrise brings ,  down to David's for breakfast and then he and I...

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