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Old 12-21-2010, 05:48 AM   #1
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The first time in Tunisia

Hello,
I just joined, my nick is "Ghiro" and I write from Italy.
I have two old ladies who accompany me on the wheels:
an Africa Twin RD03 of 1988 for the dirty and a Moto Guzzi 65GT of 1990 for the asphalt.
Last October, with my friend Claudio and his Africa Twin rd07, we were in africa and for the first time we have visited Tunisia in off-road.
I send you the video we shot and is divided into two parts with a total of 13 minutes.
Enjoy and see you soon.

http://dailymotion.virgilio.it/video...-1-partie_auto

http://dailymotion.virgilio.it/video...-2-partie_auto

p.s. This forum is fantastic and is a oneor put our video
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Old 12-21-2010, 06:04 AM   #2
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For the guy reading this from Tunisia...we can't view Dailymotion videos here...or Youtube or Vimeo....

Hope you had a good time. I live up in Carthage, not far from La Goulette where you came in on the ferry. I see lots of ADV/DP bikes come through from Europe all the time.
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:23 AM   #3
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...we can't view Dailymotion videos here...or Youtube or Vimeo....

Sorry ... The video is good


The protagonists: Claudio (left) and I


Oued el Kèbir: no water ... just sand !


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Old 12-21-2010, 12:50 PM   #4
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Merci pour ce reportage video qui donne envie de prendre les mêmes chemins
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Old 12-21-2010, 03:06 PM   #5
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Great video....please share your route
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Old 12-21-2010, 06:53 PM   #6
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Thanks for sharing! Super video, inspiring adventures.
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:20 AM   #7
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Mateur: first night in just a few kilometers from Tunis.
The bikes are still clean!


Near Bizerte is the Ichkeul Park, protected by UNESCO because it is the largest Salt Lake North Africa


In Tunisia, children are everywhere.
If you stop after 10 minutes you are surrounded :-))


The mountains of the Northwest where it produces the cork for Europe.
When bottles of wine are we doing?


The National Park El Feija is very close to the border with Algeria.


Along the border west the views are fantastic.
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:44 AM   #8
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Awesome videos, pictures and report. Looks like you guys were having way too much fun. Thanks for the time and work to share your journey with us.
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Old 12-22-2010, 10:01 AM   #9
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Very nicely done! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:07 PM   #10
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Fantastic ride!! Thanks for the pics and video links
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:48 AM   #11
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More photos from the first part of the ride.


Along the border with Algeria, there are many checkpoints in the National Guard. Agents are always very kind and sometimes they accompanied us on the slopes (or escorted ...!)


At sunset, the light in Africa is beautiful and you have to stop for photos ...


... but then you later!
Nice to find a river to cross at sunset and another 50 km of track to be completed ...!


Me and my Africa Twin ... fantastic bike.


The Table of Jugurtha is very suggestive






The dry river (oued) are fantastic. Miles and miles of hard sand perfect for our bikes ...




In Tunisia there are archaeological sites, beautiful and almost forgotten


bye, soon for the next photo
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Old 12-30-2010, 03:57 PM   #12
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Very cool! But I think the kid with the umbrella on the left is planning on sticking it somewhere you might not want him to...!!
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Old 12-30-2010, 04:41 PM   #13
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Excellent!

Ciao Ghiro,
Excellent video. I had forgotten what a nice bit of music Riders of the Storm is. Good choice.
Thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-31-2010, 02:35 AM   #14
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Very cool! But I think the kid with the umbrella on the left is planning on sticking it somewhere you might not want him to...!!
You're right.
We had to flee to avoid the worst!
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Old 12-31-2010, 05:13 AM   #15
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Nice Pic's. Thanks for posting!
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