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The Iranian Visa Saga

Well hello to everybody out there from Erzurum as we are taking a break from packing up! Just a quick update as many people are finding it hard to believe Bernard has been classified as a security threat by the Iranian Authorities! Now I know he can be difficult and a complete pain but, seriously, […]

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Greece to Turkey

After three and a half weeks sitting waiting in Athens we are so ready to leave and we are really excited at moving on. The bike is packed and we are raring to go; hotel bill paid and all financial matters sorted out. When we came down this morning we found a hundred cigarettes in […]

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Athens

We are currently sitting in Erzurum in Eastern Turkey waiting still for our Iranian Visas. If you have followed the saga of the Visa then you will know we applied through IranianVisa.com and paid for a 2-5 day service on 7 September. We chased the international money through the system to pay for the express […]

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Greece & Six Weeks On The Road

After six weeks of being away we are losing track of the days. They drift past before we are even aware of time passing us by and we have got to the point we have to ask each other “what day is it?” and “how long have we been away?” We are starting to feel […]

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Montenegro, Kosovo and Macedonia

England seems so far away as we sit and write this update in the mountains of Montenegro. We have the windows open and are listening to the thunderstorm which is sweeping through the valley leaving streams descending the steep sides all around us to the swollen river just behind the hotel we are staying in. […]

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France, Switzerland, Italy and Croatia

It is really hard to know what to write as we sit here in Rixheim about 20 kilometres from the Swiss border on day 14. Our heads are full of images and experiences already and we are having problems disentangling them into something coherent for people to read. So forgive us as we stumble through […]

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