Riding Across Europe - Girl, Suzuki VanVan and 12 000km

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by LadyCruiser, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. Packer

    Packer Been here awhile

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    Congratulations.

    So now that you are home and have had a little time to think back the trip what, if anything, will you do differently the next time?
  2. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 Just glad to be here.

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  3. LadyCruiser

    LadyCruiser Everything Starts With a Dream

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    23.10.2011 - 12 000 km!!!!

    All good things come to an end... like this I can summarize the last 24 hours.
    Last night I couldn't sleep as if I subconsciously felt that as I fall asleep then this whole trip will be just a dream... that I dreamed about those 48 days which I spent on the road ant they will blur like a fog.
    And I will be still sitting with the atlas on my desk and dreaming of a Riding Across Europe. But in the morning I woke up with a big smile on his face, Suzuki VanVan had on his counter more than 13 000 kilometers (which meant that I realize my dream.

    To the city I entered on the VanVan singing the song of Czeslaw Niemen "Dream of Warsaw" ... my dream has crystallized. In Warsaw despite cold I was greeted "hot" by a group of friends. There was champagne, flowers, applause, cheers and tears of happiness. Thank you all for your support, for your help, for accompanying me on this trip ... I felt your presence at every kilometer! :clap

    Weronika

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    Pic's made by Miro ;)
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  4. Scooterholic

    Scooterholic Long timer

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    Congratulations on finishing your ride across Europe.:clap It looks like you had a lot of fun. I've keeped up with your ride from the beginning, and looked forward to reading your progress every day. Your pics are fantastic.
  5. Slojoe

    Slojoe Easily Amused

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    Thank you for a great ride report.
  6. Got2Moto

    Got2Moto Got2MotoGraphics

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    Couragious Dream well done! :thumb
  7. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    A great trip and photos. Proof that lightweight touring can work! :thumb
  8. deersSlayer

    deersSlayer Been here awhile

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    Great road report, well done! :clap
    And as others have said, wonderful photos throughout your ride. The end-of-trip celebration photos say it all!

    Over 13,000 km on a 125 is truly adventurous!
    Here in North America my riding friends think I ride small bikes on my trips (22,000 km on SV650S, 5,500 km on 675 Street Triple R, 5,500 km on NS400R in Europe, and 1,800 km 5-day weekend on WR250X.)
  9. MiniCogs

    MiniCogs Adventurer

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    I enjoyed reading every word and seeing every picture! Congratulations on your epic adventure.
  10. LadyCruiser

    LadyCruiser Everything Starts With a Dream

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    Thanks Guy's for your compliments!! :thumb
  11. Maggellanos

    Maggellanos Adventurer

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    Awesome trip and photos:clap:clap
  12. airborndad

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    Is this a statue or a real person :huh

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    Loved you RR

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  13. LadyCruiser

    LadyCruiser Everything Starts With a Dream

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    This guy was "sitting" like that in Amsterdam... the question is if the magic is in the stick?
  14. Chiriqui Charlie

    Chiriqui Charlie Been here awhile

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    You have mentioned several times that you might take a course in photography. In truth, the things taught in such courses would not be of much benefit to someone who is already at your level (but it might be fun to attend anyway!)

    What I would suggest is to log onto the day trippin forum, and read the DARTH PEACH RIDES ON thread. She has some amazing photos.
  15. 2mstone

    2mstone Stir the oil Baby!

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    Very excellent ride report! Thank you.
  16. Babelbabek

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    cool trip, nice photography, really enjoyed the thread! :D
  17. BlueDreamWay

    BlueDreamWay Been here awhile

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    funny RR :clap:lurk
  18. Jammin

    Jammin Integrating back into society

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    Excellent ride report, Weronika! Congratulations for making the trip solo, it looks like you enjoyed it very much :D
    And yeah for the little Suzuki.

    Your photos are excellent. You have a good eye for composition :beer Don't worry about the equipment or the settings.

    Hopefully now you're dreams will get bigger and soon you'll be traveling further than Europe... into Russia, maybe :wink:
  19. jacekrsx

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    good job girl! :thumb
    Pozdrawiam, Jacek
  20. RidingUpAndDown

    RidingUpAndDown Been here awhile

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    Weronika,

    What a great/genuine ADVride and rr!!! For a young Person what a start! Your parents/gran should be very proud! You took the chance/the challenge, opened yourself to the adventure, the world, the unknown, and it suited you.

    So much/mature your insight.

    You gave us many opportunities to see the really wonderful people you met, all along the way, So Many Random Acts of Kindness, leaves me in tears, breathless and hopeful.

    Brave girl/brave soul, may you have a life fulfilled with wonderful adventure.

    How fortunate the world for young people like this.

    Bravo, and Thank you.

    dean

    p.s. for future adventures, jesteśmy głodni.