One more day around the world

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  1. ridingtheplanet

    ridingtheplanet One day at time around the world

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    After meeting my Kiwi friend in Patagonia on way back from Ushuaia, I started following his posts on ADV and only 15 months later after the start of my ride around the world, now comes time to start my own postings. Athens, Greece was my temporary storage for winter time 2019 and hoping to start next leg of the journey onto Asia early March 2019.

    All start with a dream as a kid and adult or even late in life. To this day I still believe traveling is most intense form of learning..read that somewhere in some country! First time got a ride on a moped in back of my father delivering mail in small town Tiflet, Morocco and by the age of seven years old I knew then only this form of transportation wakes up the soul well at least mine. Most uplifting experience to just look around, feel and smell everything and get the attention of bystanders with widest smile on face. A Tan and Brown Peugeot 105cc changed my life and incubated a life dream.
    I have been riding for many years all sorts of bikes, brands and models all over the world but on September 15th of 2017 packed two bikes and headed toward the border of Mexico with my Partner on two BMW gs'ers to never look back after selling just about everything we owned. A Retired Scientist and Elementary teacher headed for the adventure of a lifetime, the thrills of the unknown. IMG_5814.jpeg FCOA3380 (1).jpeg
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  2. ExodusRider

    ExodusRider ExodusRider

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    Rock / ride on Mototaur Heroes!!!
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  3. Throttlemeister

    Throttlemeister Long timer Super Supporter

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    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    yeah about time, lots of us here would love to follow your adventure.
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  5. roadcapDen

    roadcapDen Ass, Grass or Gas, no free rides.

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  6. ridingtheplanet

    ridingtheplanet One day at time around the world

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    “A little piece of everywhere I go becomes a big part of everything I do.”
    — Richie Norton

    It has been an incredible blessed 2019 year for me. Last year I spent new year’s eve fighting the cold bitter winds of Patagonia Argentina in street Comodoro Rivadavia city. First day of 2019, while riding up north, I meet a lifelong friend from New Zealand and we ride together and spend most Northern winter in Buenos Aires together. Tires of my motorcycle for first time touches the European and African continent and rest is history. I made new lifelong friends, lived everlasting life changing experiences.
    The only regrets I have is all the other roads I missed, and millions of people I could have met for life is truly short and few realizes that.
    Happy New Year to all and till next year 2020, I leave you with simple quote and agonizing 12 minutes video covering Russia to Greece.

    Pack a pillow and blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it.
    —Jhumpa Lahiri
    https://youtu.be/_dsFFoZh45g
    Russia to Greece 2019 Motorcycle ride
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  8. Normlas

    Normlas Been here awhile

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    Excellent to see ur online my friend, about time!!! from that kiwi that you met on the road
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