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Old 02-13-2012, 12:32 PM   #1
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Turkey, Syria, Labenon, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somaliland, Djibouti,UAE,İran

Lonely Turkish driver with Africa Twin

Middle East
Al Jazire
11 Country
a lot of city.
Nile River
Sahara, Nubian Desert.

I am first motocycle driver who went to Somaliland alone all over the world. (as I and google know)

Just its a movie for now. (I dont know how to embed this video)

Turkey- Syria-Labenon-Jordan-Egypt-Sudan-Ethiopia-Djbouti-Somaliland-Dubai-İran 2011
1997 Africa Twin
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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Wow. Beautifully written, filmed and edited.

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Old 02-13-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
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Nice editing !
Do we gonna see more of this?
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:43 PM   #4
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Hi Cumbaba.


Great film and wise words, thanks for taking the time to translate it to English; nice Africa Twin too. Looking forward to more.

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Old 02-13-2012, 05:32 PM   #5
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The best intro I've seen in a long time.

Say what you will about the South but no one retires and moves up North.

"Ahhhh marriage, it's all in the execution." Henry VIII
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:02 PM   #6
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Hey, Erkan, The Motorcycle Rider: great video, sets up your outlook on life so nicely.

Go on - subscribed!
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:24 PM   #7
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Thank you for sharing, Erkan. Great video!

More please.

British Columbia, Canada

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Old 02-13-2012, 08:53 PM   #8
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What a great video. Looks like you had a wonderful trip exploring some of my favourite countries. Thank you for sharing with us.

Welcome to the Asylum
I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:17 PM   #9
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Very good! Thanks for that video.
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:53 AM   #10
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:24 AM   #11
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cumbaba! kurtar bizi!

hi cumbaba... very cool vid. you did the trip i planned for last year, but bashar assad messed up my plans.

iyi yolculuklar, devamını bekliyoruz. ali.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:31 AM   #12
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Great video! Looking forward to more!!
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:31 AM   #13
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Your video is awesome....

Thank you for sharing this video with us and i'm waiting to see more....
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:55 AM   #14
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Hi Erkanbaba

Great achievement, cool video, bababiker, looking forward to the rest of the story (with 4 eys!).
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Old 02-14-2012, 09:55 PM   #15
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Wow, great adventure. PLease post more.
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