Atlantic Coast Highway, Norway

Morocco

Stelvio Pass, Austria

Morocco

Transfăgărășan - All your favourite corners in one road

Lærdal Mountain Pass, Norway

Austria

I left Garmisch Partenkirchen early on the Monday morning. I wasn’t the last to leave the Motorrad Days site, but not far off. The tearing down of the site itself was well underway and the town was a different place without the continuous hum of BMW after BMW passing through. It was actually quite a peaceful place.

Read more

Share Comments

Not your normal road hazard

There are a lot of hazards on the roads, deer, X5 drivers but I didn’t expect a sinkhole. Didn’t see anything when I got there.

Read more

Share Comments

Two things to remember

There are two things to remember when arriving in France and heading east through Belgium.

  1. Services on Belgium highways do not have ATM machines.

  2. All the restrooms require €0.70 to use.

Read more

Share Comments

Trans Euro Trail

Trans Euro Trail

Read more

Share Comments

Final Stats

Just to finish off here are some final stats:

Read more

Share Comments

That’s all folks

Switzerland was really the last part of the trip, the plan now was to just get back to the UK as soon as possible. So far I had tried to stay off toll roads, but the quickest way back was the Swiss and French autoroutes. It was past midnight when I reached France, and I hadn’t booked anywhere to stay for the night and as I also wanted to get an early start in the morning it didn’t really seem worth it.

Read more

Share Comments

Some People Never Learn

You would think that after losing my CamelBak at the start of thus trip nearly two months earlier I would make sure that all my luggage was secured to the back of the bike. But, oh no. I was riding around Lake Laguna in Switzerland checking the sites and taking pictures, my boots were (or so I thought) wedged in between my luggage on the back. It was a built up area with lots of traffic so I was not going fast.

Read more

Share Comments

Returning through Italy

I returned back to Italy the same as I arrived, via catamaran. Reached Pozzallo early Monday morning after an early start. Last night was spent in a McDonald’s until about 03:00 then hanging around a closed pavement cafe until I could board the ferry at about 05:30. I didn’t want to hang around too long so only planned a couple of stops in Italy. First was at Pompeii, where I booked in at a campsite opposite the ruins.

Read more

Share Comments

Interlude

There will now be a short interlude (cue music). I have arrived in Pozzallo to get the catamaran to Malta. There I will be spending 2 weeks holiday with family. Just sea, sand and beer.

Read more

Share Comments

Pictures from Italy

Read more

Share Comments