No Mud, No Rain, No Bikes, No washers and No Gareth. Jo and Dave meet a traditional Yakutsan Queen and check out a fantastic Cryogenic Museum. Would you like ice with your Mammoth Sir? Rest day in Yakutsk. Me to do email catchups and photo processing, the others to do a little sightseeing – courtesy […]
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No rain today and the team get a bit of scenic relief with heaps of lakes, meadows, pines and lychen-covered, tundra-like slopes. Now this is more like the Yukon or Alaska! It’s the first night of camping and Gareth decides to pitch his tent next to a bunch of Russian mountaineers and their 26 wheel […]
The team are up and into it at 6am but with pouring rain and atrocious road conditions it’s not going to be much fun. The 3 drowned rats get some help from a Russian gateman and Gareth’s bike gets totally flooded and won’t start. Frozen and stuffed, they must reach Ust Nera for the night. […]
In this episode we explore a city which appears to be deserted. Bunk down in a creepy apartment building. And we learn a little bit about the political prisoners of the Stalin regime and the Road of Bones.
It’s our first day and there is a flat battery on Jo’s bike. Dave’s lack of Russian is an issue already. I have an anxiety attack on day one about being eaten by a bear. Let the adventure begin. This year we are doing some podcasting. Fell free to listen below or read a summary below. […]
Available for a limited time. Watch the Silk Riders documentary with Jo and Gareth Morgan as they travel Marco Polo’s Silk road on motorbike
Here is a bit of video overview of our upcoming long drop trip from Russia, via North Korea, the DMZ and into South Korea.
The next overseas motorcycle odyssey for Gareth Morgan and his intrepid companions portends to be one of their most difficult – not so much because of the rough terrain that stands in their way – but rather because of the socio-political hurdle they are confronting. As part of their “Long Drop” ride down the 151st […]
Expedition rides abroad are a unique form of motorcycling, to the usual concerns of adventure motorcycling around bike maintenance, injury prevention and treatment you can add the following 1. How to deal with the language barrier Language. We speak English only and while Jo is adept at mastering a few phrases in the local lingo, […]
Looking to travel Madagascar on a Motorbike? Here is 10 top tips to help make your experience a little better.