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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
lol

No, this isn't one of those ride reports haha..
I'm writing this in retrospect now. We spent an awesome 20 days in Iran, where the adventure really began.

We eventually motorcycled the same way...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Bazargan

We finally made it to Iran...Not so fast.

Just before we reached the Iranian border, on the Turkish side we were signaled to stop by 2 Turks that spoke in Turkish, Farsi, and English, next to an...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
More Pictures are on the way! I'll finish them by tonight.

Yes Dad, more pictures are on the way...:rofl



AND YES! I'm finally on a new page. Time for Iran...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Turkey: East of Ankara

The 2009 Garmin european city navigator does not cover Turkey and we didn't bother buying a map. We asked some of the locals for the nearest cities to follow all the way to Bazargan, Iran. Much to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Turkey: Istanbul

http://seanshaf.smugmug.com/photos/616224924_sgX5j-XL.jpg

Upon arriving at the border, there was about a 3 hour wait. The border area was filled with cars from Turkey's expatriate community living...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Athens

http://seanshaf.smugmug.com/photos/616280837_Fs3yb-XL.jpg

Greece had brand new highways and tunnels. So brand new that our 2009 City Navigator GPS couldn't make out the new roads and would go nuts...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Brindisi, Italy to Igoumenitsa, Greece

We caught a ferry to Igoumenitsa from Brindisi. If you're lucky and arrive very close to departure time you can get tickets for 2 and a motorcycle for only €40.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Città del Vaticano, Roma, Pompei, & Sorrento

http://seanshaf.smugmug.com/photos/616033865_wMfNj-XL.jpg


http://seanshaf.smugmug.com/photos/616031589_xA2T5-XL.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Italia

After leaving Monaco, we headed over to Italy. The ride to Genoa was absolutely beautiful. There were nothing but bridges and tunnels that cut through the mountains with amazing views of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Monaco

Monaco was really something. An absolutely beautiful landscape and stunning architecture everywhere. I guess this is the millionaires or billionaire's travel destination. The streets were filled with...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
French Riviera

Our first stop was Saint Tropez. The town there seemed like 'the wild wild west.' There didn't seem to be any police control and you can drive as you like. Speeding Range Rovers and scooters...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Hey guys, sorry for not having posted any new...

Hey guys, sorry for not having posted any new pics. We've been in Iran for 10 days now and are having a good time. The internet here is super slow so we'll post the pics of the south of France,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Day 6/7: Bordeaux to Millau

So we headed down to Bordeaux on route to Spain however, we've got a long distance to Iran so we've decided to shorten our trip and cancel Spain.

Luckily, we were only a few hours drive from the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Day 4/5: Dover to Paris

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Enroute to the Channel Tunnel.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Day 2&3: Cambridge

After 5 hours, we arrived in Cambridge where my cousin was waiting for us in disbelief.

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We were greeted...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Day 1: Liverpool

Day 1 starts off with us hanging around in the middle of downtown Liverpool until the container arrives off the ship and at the warehouse.

...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
THANKS GUYS! Now we can breath a sight of relief!...

THANKS GUYS! Now we can breath a sight of relief! Yep, we've payed a customs clearance fee and have Green Card insurance..

We're probably going to get pulled over for speeding but that's a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Just got the bike!

Hey guys, we just picked up the bike!! The shipping went smoothly and we'll post pics soon.

We're just wondering if anyone's had experience shipping their bikes overseas to England. We still...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,746
Posted By seanshaf
Departure: Toronto...Destination: Tehran

Hey guys, the wait is over!

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_h-yvA7mWex4/SkE7hvpaRDI/AAAAAAAAAik/Q5Z6G8026hQ/s640/Motorcycle.JPG

My Dad and I have finally decided to take a trip across europe. We first...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By seanshaf
Thumb Thanks Malindi. Funny thing my ancestors come...

Thanks Malindi.
Funny thing my ancestors come from Esfahan!
Can't wait to go there for the first time.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By seanshaf
Part 1: Starting in England and then going to...

Part 1:
Starting in England and then going to make our way over to France, cut through spain and coast along the Mediterranean (Southern France). Go through Italy to a port city called Bari and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-08-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By seanshaf
Woohoo

Thanks Guys...If you could help me get those maps up and running it would be of great help!

Zecatfish: If you could find that page, that would be awesome :)

I"M SO EXCITED!! WOOOO! Shipping...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By seanshaf
GPS Maps for Iran and Turkey???

Hi Guys,

My Dad and I are travelling from Liverpool, England to Turkey and Iran and were wondering if there were any maps available to download..(I have a garmin zumo 550)

Your help is much...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 106,576
Posted By seanshaf
Nice Ride Report

My Dad and I are planning to do a trip from London, England to Tehran but my Iranian Passport hasn't been issued yet! I'm still waiting with fingers crossed..

How do you like the zumo 550? The...
Forum: EMEA 05-17-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,383
Posted By seanshaf
Help!!

So what papers are exactly needed when traveling to europe??

Is greencard insurance enough for a canadian traveling in europe? Or are tourist visas not applicable? Do i need a working permit of...
Forum: EMEA 05-17-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By seanshaf
Motorcycling Across Europe and back!

Hey guys, my Dad and I are planning a trip across europe and were wondering if you guys could help us out planning.

We're shipping our motorcycle (i.e., consolidated freight) from Toronto, Canada...
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