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Kipling’s Asia:

Bhutan to India. Finishing in Myanmar

Riders: Gareth Morgan, Jo Morgan, Dave Wallace
Motorcycles: Suzuki DR650
Distance: 2,352km
Countries: Bhutan, India, Myanmar
Trip description:

Blogs from the trip

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These bumpy roads can be hard work on the bikes

The first leg of this jaunt from Karachi, Pakistan was about 8000km   and with two  new DR650 Suzukis plus Dave’s older Dakar 650 having had a thorough going over, everything was up to scratch. This first leg began in pretty extreme heat conditions in Pakistan deserts and temperatures were as high as  53 degrees Celsius. […]

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Assam to Kohima

Friday 24th Oct – An action-packed day to follow the on-road excitement of the last two. First a 2 hour delay for all traffic at the entry to Nagaland from Assam as the locals are restless and blocking the road, burning tyres etc, so the army says we have to go in convoy with their […]

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Out of India and across Bhutan

Thurs 9th Oct – Bikes all intact and as we left them in the hotel room. 60,000 rupees (US$1,000) for the 4 months storage. Bikes all started and oil changes were completed without incident, tyres needed inflating. Nothing else really – just Daves battery flat but Jo’s spare did the trick. Fri 10th Oct – […]

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