Monthly Archives: February 2012

(16.01.12) Bamako By Vespa in Purgatory (Part 1 – The Atlas)

Today was a day we were all looking forward to, and one we were also a bit concerned about. We’ve heard that the Atlas is spectacular, a real nature’s  wonder. We had also been warned that the road could occasionally … Continue reading

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(15.01.12) Morocco – introduction to African driving 101

The hotel receptionist told us that there would be a swift ten minute border crossing into morocco from Ceuta (a spanish enclave on the African continent). Great we all agreed, lets take it slow in the morning – our protocol … Continue reading

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(14.01.12) First day – first stage of climatization – first reality check

The last order of business before getting into the saddle was to sort out the not so intuitive Scala Rider* intercom – a routine which was to be repeated several times every single day for the remainder of the adventure. … Continue reading

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(13.01.12) Count down to zero

12 Hours until rolling out of the warehouse in Spain. Joachim and Adrien is spending the night at Adriens house as they have to get up at two in the morning to make the flight, Magnus is spending the last … Continue reading

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Throughout the rally we have mostly been off the grid. The rally did not really pass by that many wifi-hotspots in the Sahara, and those that we came over were slow and difficult to connect to. Our updates through the … Continue reading

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