Mauritania : 06 Apr – 09 Apr 2016

“Morocco is not black Africa. Mauritania is black Africa. Good luck.” These were the parting words of the Moroccan border control captain. We rolled off the asphalt onto a 3km …

India NW : 05 Oct – 28 Oct 15

The window was closing to ride the Himalayas. Winter was coming. Brendan, a retired Aussie and wealth of information on riding Royal Enfields up rough roads who we bumped into …

Pakistan : 28 Oct – 13 Nov 15

Pakistan is a major fork in the road for overlanders. There are three international border crossing points: 1) India via Lahore, Punjab Province; 2) China via the scenic Karakoram Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan …

Morocco : 23 Feb – 06 Apr 16

We rode off the ferry at Tangier thinking to ourselves, “Wow! Africa… things are going to get tough now.” Hahaha idiots. We quickly realised that we were not in Black …

Turkey : 08 Dec – 22 Dec 15

Third time’s a charm. We breathed a sigh of relief as we passed customs on our third attempted Turkish border crossing. There was even a woman at the departure window …

Iran : 13 Nov – 08 Dec 15

End of Escort Police escort is mandatory until Bam which puts you clear of Balochistan, the territory that overlaps Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. From Bam you ride free. The 400km leg from Dalbandin …

Nepal : 12 Sep – 05 Oct 15

Unknown to us, we were entering Nepal at a significant moment in history. The promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal was five years overdue and it was to be brought …

Myanmar : 25 Aug – 05 Sep 15

APPROVAL TO OVERLAND Myanmar is not the easiest country to overland in terms of access… but we made the effort and were rewarded by a very interesting place. To cross …