let me introduce you...
Munich / Germany to Tunesia / Africa and back. To show what we're talking about, the so called world, planet Earth, Euro-Centric view:
Green is Germany, yellow is Tunesia. To get there we had to ride down to Genova / Italy on approx. 750 boring clicks on motorways, just interrupted by one evening at a wine-fest in Bardolino (I) and a short break at a friend of mine in Milano (I) where we left some warm clothes for our return. There we went on a boat for another boring 23h which took us to the harbour of La Gulette, Tunis, Tunesia.
In Tunesia we rode about 2000km, some on tarmac, some on gravel roads (called piste in Africa) and some just cross country through the sand. This is our track: