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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 02:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Indian Riding

Mike
It's an experience not to be missed, however it is also not for the faint-hearted :D You really get to to know India a lot better, people love talking to those of us on bikes, especially...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Riding with Blokes

Hi Trev,
Most of my work is with male-dominated tours- it's the nature of the adventure travel business - which is partly why I got together with HC Travel to run the Ladies in Ladakh (and hopefully...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Thank You

Hello Pitty
I feel like you're reading my life in reverse!
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Thank You

Thank you all for your feedback and compliments, it's always encouraging to know that people are enjoying following along with me and the words I'm writing about it. Some very nice praise as well......
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Well Spotted

Thank you for that Rick, I always promise myself that I will learn more about the birds each time I go away, but don't always manage to :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking whoops, got interrupted...

~ I now I can continue
I was the the most impressive row of Moai
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-bNnPQWr/0/M/IMG_2098-M.jpg

I'd had fun looking around, but now it was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Final Day

I'd gone to the most stunning row of Moai on the island
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-PvwQ6wz/0/M/IMG_2276-M.jpg

and was not disappointed.
Ahu Tongariki is the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 cheers

You're welcome, glad you enjoy them.



It does feel strange to ride without a group - for a few days I still find myself trying to count the other motorcyclists, doing my Mother Hen impression,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Heads You Win...

Today I was mainly riding coastal
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-46xq3hB/0/M/IMG_2258-M.jpg

and the audience consists of......
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Island Life

Somehow horses are not the first thing that spring to mind when you think of Polynesia, but they are everywhere on this beautiful island, at somes there are scenes more reminiscent of Arizona than...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,051
Posted By Tiffany
Talking 'Stans Fan

Luke, I'll let you tag along when you're 70 :D I had a 58 year old pillion rider when I rode the route these guys are doing - it's a lot of fun. Great to see all the pictures Mara and maybe we'll get...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Birdman

It had to be done

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-Dgsnn93/0/L/Moai%20Line%20Up-L.jpg

I'm on the loose again after a bit of a night at my couchsurfing house...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Thanks for the compliments, I'm glad you're...

Thanks for the compliments, I'm glad you're enjoying the RR.
Apparently not all the moai have bodies, and some of them have very short dumpy bodies. Theories about how they are moved...

Legend...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Moai

It's also quite tropical as well.
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-DTGxMqb/1/M/IMG_2127-M.jpg

This was an Aussie bloke who I gave a lift to, I liked the mirrored image...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Riding On...

Out on the bike again

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-34Wf3gx/0/L/P1020097-L.jpg

I love the rugged coastline, it reminds me a bit of home, where the cliffs are...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Well spotted

:rofl:rofl
that is a great lookalike
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Laugh Volcanoes and Bikes

The next morning I'm up early and climbing up the side of another extinct volcano to enjoy the view from the top...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Laugh Replies

Yes, it's true the Moai face inland - they are supposed to represent the ancestors, and by having them facing inland they are watching over the villagers and keeping them safe from harm and evil. And...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Laugh Heads etc

I just can't get enough of these heads, they are everywhere, some with fancy hats...

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-K8S3NRQ/0/M/IMG_2121-M.jpg


And this is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Looking Around

It's my first day and I'm on foot exploring, and walking into town. Photos don't usually show how windy it is, but this one does...

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking It's about a six hour flight from Chile, endless...

It's about a six hour flight from Chile, endless hours of ocean and then suddenly the island appears.

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-bdT3vzZ/0/L/Rapa%20Nui-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Hello

Thank you, part of the reason the two reports ended up back to back was because I was away in South America while still writing up the Ladies in Ladakh trip. It's tricky keeping an RR current and up...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking What's Available

That was the sort of thing I was expecting, but I got lucky :D

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Rapa-Nui-Easter-Island/i-6wVvzjj/0/M/IMG_2213-M.jpg


I'm getting ahead of myself here...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,741
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Riding Rapa Nui - Easter Island

I had finished leading a group through northern Chile, Bolivia and Peru and was at a loose end in Santaigo, the capital of Chile. I found myself looking out across the Pacific Ocean, on the far side...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb The Final Word...

Delhi - a whirlwind of colours, sounds and smells

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-rhftsd3/0/M/IMG_1114-M.jpg

Children selling pens in the road
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Goodbye India

We had a couple of days in Delhi

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-PH8f2gh/0/M/IMG_1107-M.jpg

getting around in tuk-tuks (auto rickshaws)
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cry Final Riding Day

A bittersweet experience, knowing that this was our last day of riding but what incredible surroundings to be riding through
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Moving On

We'd had an incredible time in the Nubra Valley, but it was time to leave, the view from my window looked like this
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-H6wnpCf/0/M/IMG_1056-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Sand Riding

Barbara went first

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-X5S2VgQ/0/M/IMG_3106-M.jpg

she got halfway up the sand dune...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb More Importantly though...

It's THAT time of year again, when the ADV Secret Santa thread has started in the Inmates section - it's a lot of fun-

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017669

Step 1. Read the info...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Eek whoops

a distraction and a realisation that some of my photos are not on this PC that I'm using...so a little taster
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-79fRG5d/0/L/IMG_1045-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Sandy Tales

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Ladakh-3/i-gxzDNwW/0/M/IMG_3119-M.jpg
I was determined to ride my Enfield in the sand- somewhat unsuitable choice of bike and tyres for the task - but it HAD to be...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Desert Adventures

It was time to head into the sand dunes
http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-j8bZkqt/0/M/IMG_1036-M.jpg

Like desert areas in most parts of the world, there are camels here...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,220
Posted By Tiffany
Laugh Thanks

Great video :clap- so many wonderful roads up there and memories of every inch of them!

Thanks for posting up
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Laugh Travels

It was great thanks Jenna, we had some incredible riding days, including the Road of Death. Such a contrast to the Ladakh trip, from Enfields through the Himalayas to BMW's across the Andes.
A...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Diskit

We've ridden across the valley to the Maitreya Buddha statue at Diskit Monastery.

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-r5gj95S/0/M/IMG_0964-M.jpg

We go closer...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Thumb Diskit Monastery

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-GBBJFH3/0/M/IMG_0975-M.jpg

The Monastery is up a steep twisty road (hmmm, thinking about it, that describes most places in Ladakh :D)
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Loitering in the Nubra Valley

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Ladakh-3/i-8BpnMH5/0/M/IMG_3039-M.jpg


We'd headed down to the river with our local friends, the kids were there, catching fish....
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Talking Nubra and Loving It

We're at the far end of the Nubra Valley

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-5/i-936GwJr/1/M/IMG_0947-M.jpg

-by the way, anyone else hoping to head this way - don't forget...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,719
Posted By Tiffany
Cool2 Nubra Valley 2

Up on the hillsides, it's still quite a dry landscape

http://tiffanystravels.smugmug.com/Indian-Takeaway-4/i-cDLZkqs/0/M/IMG_0894-M.jpg

the roads are not in great condition, but the lack of...
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