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Old 09-25-2011, 11:45 PM   #16
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a great achievement, this trip alone and in this short time. inconceivably
many thanks that i could be thereby, when you showed the pictures and videos.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:45 PM   #17
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guess I have to continue here.

Here are the pics of the first day:

This is the BMW 650 GS Dakar. I bought it with 130.000 km on it. The plan usually was to buy a cheap bike - because I did not have an Endurobike before - drive it to Magadan and just leave it there. The big Tank and all the other extras were already on it. i did not invest much in the bike. This is also all the luggage I took with me. Light and fast was my credo.



at the Boarder to Belarus. Nice and easy to cross.



First night in Belarus.



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Old 09-28-2011, 02:11 PM   #18
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As I did not have mucht time, I wanted to get to Krasnojarsk as fast as possible. So I started very early only after about 5 hours of sleep. I did not know anything about the roads in Belarus und further to Moscow. And everybody was taling to me that I will get stopped and fucked by the police all the time. Nothing happened so I got to Moscow the same day without any troubles.

Vienna - Moscow. 2.100 km in 2 days.

I know, itīs a pitty to rush through countries that fast, but I did not have more than 3 weeks of holiday and I wanted to get to Magadan. Itīs not that I wanted to do a race or be "faster" than others.

The Hotel the next morning. Looks more like a prison,



But is was secured very well by a very scary dog



The road in Belarus was perfect. No traffic, no police. Just me (and rain).



Russian language is very easy (I started to learn russian 3 month before I started my trip) Omelett means Omelett in russian So that was my breakfast for the next 3 weeks.



Got into Russia after 600 km of straight and perfect road. Not much difference in Russia. Just more Police on the road, but they did not stop me once.



Got into Moscow at night (after riding hours in the rain). Crazy driving on the roads in Moscow. I donīt think they know anything about lines on the street. I stopped at a police stop and asked for a hotel. You should have seen their faces. I think I was the first person ever to stop on purpose and not get stopped by them. They were leading me to a nice and cheap hotel. it was dark by then. I went to bed after I got something to eat at a supermarket near the hotel.

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Old 09-28-2011, 02:27 PM   #19
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Lovin this.

Hell, I just fell off one of the bridges watching the video.
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Old 09-28-2011, 02:30 PM   #20
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Great video,hope the same for the pics!
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Old 09-28-2011, 02:33 PM   #21
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Lovin this.

Hell, I just fell off one of the bridges watching the video.
better hold on to your chair
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Old 09-28-2011, 04:37 PM   #22
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First night in Belarus.



Is there a body in that bed?
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:48 AM   #23
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If the report is as good as the video , we are in for a treat.

Thanks for taking the time.
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:46 AM   #24
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here is a short appetizer. So you can judge within a few minutes if this will be an interesting one for you or not.
It took about 17 seconds for me to figure out I should subscribe.

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Old 09-29-2011, 01:45 PM   #25
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Old 10-01-2011, 02:12 PM   #26
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Omelett means Omelett in russian So that was my breakfast for the next 3 weeks.
what have you drunk three weeks long?

fantastic pics
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:50 AM   #27
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Oy! Where's the rest? On holiday again, are you?! Can't wait for more when you get a chance.
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Old 12-13-2011, 07:06 AM   #28
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Keep it coming!

Gruss Gott! What an epic adventure. I love those Dakars. I also love Wien. It's such a beautiful city. Can't wait for the next installment.

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Old 12-13-2011, 07:13 AM   #29
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what have you drunk three weeks long?

fantastic pics
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