The original plan was to ride from Tokyo, Japan to St. Petersburg, Russia via Mongolia and the Central Asian Republics. The twists and turns of fate saw them return home through Africa, which had never been part of the plan. From the fabled Silk Road route to Timbuktu there was plenty of adventure and challenges. After 50, 000kms and through 30 countries Monica missed out on learning how to change a tyre as she didnat even manage to get a flat. The trip was one of extreme travel and adventure and a wonderful way of spending a year. Monica and Simon managed to return home still married and keen to travel more.He sacrificially chose a Honda XL 700 V Transalp (2008), though he really wanted a BMW F800GS but decided it was too expensive. The bikea#39;s tank capacity is 17 litres and with a fuel range of 340kms if he is careful. It is a dual- purpose (dirtanbsp;...
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