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by fiscal777
4 Feb 2012, 5:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Good route between London and Morocco?
Replies: 7
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Re: Good route between London and Morocco?

I did this trip about 6 years ago as far as Terrifa and then back via Gib. Beware wind around this headland [note extensive wind farms on the hills and the fact that Terrifa is known internationally for kite surfing so wind can be a bit of an issue. I recall that most of the ride down through France...
by fiscal777
4 Feb 2012, 5:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: UK to Australia European leg advice please
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: UK to Australia European leg advice please

I'm planning a similar ride starting in mid,late May. Warmer and though France ,Italy, Greece and across northern Greece to Turkey[ by which time it'll be getting seriously hot down there. ] Coast road in Croatia is indeed VERY hilly but of course stunning. Are you going via Iran, Pakistan, India or...
by fiscal777
24 Jan 2012, 9:34pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling across asia
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: cycling across asia

By the way, did you have a mobile phone with you? was connectivity OK? Any advice on device/sim-free? etc
Thanks,
Nick B
by fiscal777
24 Jan 2012, 9:12pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling across asia
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: cycling across asia

Wow! that was quick. My current dilemma is whether to cross Iran and risk Pakistan or fly over both Istambul to Delhi but would miss a lot of really great stuff in Iran. I would be delighted to be in touch with someone currently there. As far as SE Asia goes I think if possible, the western seaboard...
by fiscal777
24 Jan 2012, 4:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling across asia
Replies: 9
Views: 518

cycling across asia

I'm planning a trip from UK to Oz starting middle to end of May. I'm aware of some political 'hotspots' e.g. Iran and Pakistan. Any issues in SE asia? Not keen on northern route through the 'stans' lovely as they are. Anybody done this trip in the last 12-24 months? Countries to be avoided? Visa pro...