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Forum: Europe 08-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Pumpy
Sorry, Paul, I'm late again... What a...

Sorry, Paul, I'm late again...

What a fantastic report and what an achievement - congratulations! :clap

And how lucky you are to have such a talented photographer with you. :thumb

Will I...
Forum: Europe 07-09-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
Hence the :hide smiley...

Hence the :hide smiley...
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
Where's the ride report? :hide ...

Where's the ride report?

:hide




Thanks for the additional info, Jo! :thumb
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
O my God - I'll be having nightmares now! :eek1 ...

O my God - I'll be having nightmares now! :eek1


What a fascinating landscape; Montenegro is definitely on my list for one of our next holidays - let me just get South America out of the way...
...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
I just had a déjà vu... :D Anyway, that Piva...

I just had a déjà vu... :D

Anyway, that Piva Gorge is gorgeous - thanks for putting ideas into my head, Matt!
Forum: Europe 06-27-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
So do we, Matt... :lurk Bring it on - I'm...

So do we, Matt... :lurk

Bring it on - I'm enjoying your report and everybody else's words and pictures immensely. Thank you all very much for your time!
Forum: Europe 06-17-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
:lol3 Fantastic, Matt, thank you very much!...

:lol3

Fantastic, Matt, thank you very much! My Müesli is all over my keyboard...




Shocking! This can't be true. :eek1

But if it is, at least we Germans do something about our roads...
Forum: Europe 06-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Thanks for your kind words, Terry! ...

Thanks for your kind words, Terry!




Most of us used TopoLusitania (http://topolusitania.blogspot.co.uk) on a Garmin Montana - great detail and accuracy. Of course, with CityNavigator (to find...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Tuesday 29th April 2014 - Chaves to Gerês ...

Tuesday 29th April 2014 - Chaves to Gerês

Having caught a few glimpses of the thermal springs, the town's fortifications and historical monuments, it was with slight regret that I was getting...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Thanks very much for your kind words, Chris - you...

Thanks very much for your kind words, Chris - you never seem far away on those trips... :wink:

http://possu.smugmug.com/Travel/2014-Portugal/i-LsBQQZq/0/L/P1000904_01-L.jpg
Forum: Europe 06-04-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
So you should, Antal, you will like Portugal. :nod

So you should, Antal, you will like Portugal. :nod
Forum: Europe 05-31-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
The first river crossing safely behind us, we...

The first river crossing safely behind us, we climbed higher into the mountains and at some point the faster riders (well, that would be the rest of the group......
Forum: Europe 05-29-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
No probs, Hedgerowspecialist, that's useful...

No probs, Hedgerowspecialist, that's useful information - thank you very much.

Glad your bike's fixed! :thumb
Forum: Europe 05-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Tim, your pictures are amazing! :clap I...

Tim, your pictures are amazing! :clap

I didn't know you were exploring the tracks in your Jeep - do the same recommendations apply to trail driving, i.e. you shouldn't do it on your own? :evil
...
Forum: Europe 05-21-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
As always, I'm a bit behind with my report......

As always, I'm a bit behind with my report... http://ukgser.com/forums/images/smilies/stareup.gif

Monday morning dawned sunny and warm, the birds were singing outside the cabin (some since 4:30......
Forum: Europe 05-21-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Great report, Rob, very funny and entertaining!...

Great report, Rob, very funny and entertaining! :clap

You have been to some beautiful places indeed - somewhere... If you compare your track log with the time your photos were taken you may be...
Forum: Europe 05-20-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Nice photos, Tim! :thumb And thanks for the...

Nice photos, Tim! :thumb

And thanks for the report of what you were doing when you and Possu went AWOL... :evil

I think the hotel pic tag had a bracket missing - here it is, the splendid...
Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
The plan for this year's adventure was already...

The plan for this year's adventure was already hatched during the last October trip: Timpo and I discussed possible dates and I, completely smitten with Portugal, went off on a mission to gather my...
Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Great photos, Iker, thank you very much! ...

Great photos, Iker, thank you very much!

Shame that we didn't have the chance to say goodbye properly... :feelgood

Hope you are feeling better and giving yourself some rest.
Forum: Europe 05-13-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Talking from experience, Gareth? :evil

Talking from experience, Gareth? :evil
Forum: Europe 05-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
I didn't invite anyone who was already on the...

I didn't invite anyone who was already on the GYOA list, as it seemed unlikely that people would/could take three weeks holiday for that trip AND another six days for Portugal less than a month...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Sorry, Phil, next time you'll be on my radar,...

Sorry, Phil, next time you'll be on my radar, promised! :thumb
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,798
Posted By Pumpy
Portugal Spring 2014 - Not for the faint-hearted...

You may remember my last Portugal report (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926895&highlight=anthill) in which I strongly advised all trail riders against visiting the country.

Well, I...
Forum: Europe 04-01-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,661
Posted By Pumpy
Great pictures, Karin, thanks for posting. ...

Great pictures, Karin, thanks for posting.

It was a pleasure riding with you again - and I look forward to the next time. :D
Forum: Europe 03-14-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,661
Posted By Pumpy
Can't wait - van loaded, only four hours work and...

Can't wait - van loaded, only four hours work and then we're on our way.

See you all later! :wave
Forum: Europe 02-09-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,661
Posted By Pumpy
:huh

:huh
Forum: Europe 02-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
That is indeed in Germany, Timpolinon, near...

That is indeed in Germany, Timpolinon, near Nesselwang, Ostallgäu...
Forum: Europe 02-07-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
Stay away from Germany, he says, pffft... :pissed...

Stay away from Germany, he says, pffft... :pissed

My dear Wilf, you will find that the lovely village of F*cking (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fucking,_Austria) is actually in Austria. :deal
...
Forum: Europe 01-28-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 32,874
Posted By Pumpy
He must have blanked out Sabugal, Vila Velha de...

He must have blanked out Sabugal, Vila Velha de Ródão and Almeida completely... :augie

A fluorescent guy(de) rope may be a good idea, too... :evil
Forum: Europe 01-21-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Pumpy
Hi Seamie, Scroll down to the bottom of the...

Hi Seamie,

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and edit your Display Options > Showing Threads > From The.

Default setting is 'Last Month' but you can change it to 'Beginning'. Press 'Show...
Forum: Europe 01-07-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Now we have - not a bad amount of footage for...

Now we have - not a bad amount of footage for basically 2 and 2 half days' riding... :D

Thank you very much for your time and efforts! :thumb
Forum: Europe 01-05-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Wednesday 9th October The long way home... ...

Wednesday 9th October

The long way home...

Before hitting the road to Spain we briefly stopped in the industrial area of Bragança to stock up on the Portuguese delicacies we'd grown so fond of...
Forum: Europe 12-24-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Thank you all for your kind feedback! My...

Thank you all for your kind feedback!

My plan was to complete the saga before Christmas but there was just too much to do and now I'm already in the Fatherland.

Well, the last instalment is...
Forum: Europe 12-11-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Pumpy
Nice one, Bob! :thumb Lovely lanes in the...

Nice one, Bob! :thumb

Lovely lanes in the Cotswolds; makes me think that I should venture into that direction more often.





PS. Just looked up 'Moobs' in the dictionary... :lol3
Forum: Europe 12-05-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Tuesday 8th October The most intense way to...

Tuesday 8th October

The most intense way to explore the world is on foot. Now we don't have enough holiday to do this every time - and riding a bike is just too much fun - but with my DRZ out of...
Forum: Europe 12-04-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,437
Posted By Pumpy
:lol3 Very good, Lorenzo, I'm impressed!

:lol3

Very good, Lorenzo, I'm impressed!
Forum: Europe 12-02-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Still Monday 7th October After my early...

Still Monday 7th October

After my early morning sight-seeing tour, we enjoyed the most authentic Portuguese breakfast of the entire trip - with freshly baked bread rolls, a whole local cheese,...
Forum: Europe 12-02-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Thanks for your enthusiastic feedback, Kurt - but...

Thanks for your enthusiastic feedback, Kurt - but your language... :nono

:D

Working on the next instalment!
Forum: Europe 11-28-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,868
Posted By Pumpy
Giorgio, I just wanted to emphasize how lucky we...

Giorgio, I just wanted to emphasize how lucky we are to live nowadays - not only do we have the facilities but also the privacy. And we have holidays, can ride motorcycles for pleasure and have the...
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