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Old 09-02-2012, 10:04 PM   #886
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"Had an acquaitance of yours through the other week..Fran from the Fens :-) ...your name cropped up!
She's well on her way across eastern Europe..."

Are you sure Fern's Location ?

Last time I jump in a balloon with you
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:28 PM   #887
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Are you sure Fern's Location ?

Last time I jump in a balloon with you
When I wrote it, she was there...now she's off to Thailand
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:22 AM   #888
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The Roaming Romanian buggers off home....

"Why the unease pups?"












"Sense something in the wind?" Fret not four-legged folk. T'is only the ragged Romanian back from his wanderings






A quick dip should clean up his act







Um, wonder what did for him! A mermaid per chance or the owner of these?






Spruced up and fuelled up







It was time for a ride














Anyway, tootling about in the Turkish foothills was a tad lacking in excitement for a bloke that had just put 28,000 odd clicks on his 20 year old Transalp's clickometer. Time to look awesome in a suitable venue. How about the Troyan pass in Bulgaria. Sculptures to match sculpted jaws















Overwhelmed as I was by awesome blokes awesomeness I found the horses pretty pretty












Hey chap, no time to linger. Better head off to RTWDoug's place and account for your movements for the last five months






"Phew, made it. Now where was I? Oh yes, so I said to my mum I'm just popping out to the shops for some bread and ciggies and I'll be back in about five months. Then I turned left, then right, then went straight on for a little bit then.................."







At least two Harleys had to leave early






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Old 10-06-2012, 11:01 AM   #889
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Asides...................

On the way up to Bulgaria three guys pulled in on three bikes







to a site whose permanent occupants were less than half their average age.






Judged a Worthy Cause at the time and a Fool's Errand in hindsight








Somebody had to pay the piper








and heavy was the toll








Cemeteries litter the landscape, occupied by the cast off pawns of a strategic gamble, a calculated risk, a decisive thrust and, ultimately, the physical effects of cold steel and hot metal. Lone Pine is just one such place






Why?






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Old 10-08-2012, 09:51 AM   #890
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Asides 2...............

So what has Bulgaria to offer? RTWDoug's place offers bikers the opportunity to do what they do best. Drink brews and talk biking bollocks






Hard-assed riders can harden their arses just by getting there








Apparently you can buy a room with a view for the equivalent of a pint of beer and a packet of fags in the Eurozone







Cute villages







are guarded by cuter puppies









Moonlight shadows decorate the night sky







The mountain riding is sublime













But what you cant do in Bulgaria...........








is avoid those bloody Romanians. Look, there's one! Alone with his thought........









At least he had the decency to park a suitable distance away









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Old 10-08-2012, 03:10 PM   #891
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Nice piccies Dickyb . You were below the radar last month , nearly to shout a ''bump'' I was...
Hopefully this crazy romanian will pen some wonderful ride report about his mongolian adventure ( like he always does ) . From a romanian to another romanian : Bravo si asfalt uscat la cit mai multe expeditii ! Doamne ajuta !
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:32 PM   #892
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Hopefully this crazy romanian will pen some wonderful ride report about his mongolian adventure ( like he always does )
I hope as well beacuse i know he had a lot of adventurous stories







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Old 10-09-2012, 09:29 AM   #893
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Just noticed...Asphaltmueller was at RTWDowg's place aswell ! Phh...some good stories to come
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:03 PM   #894
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November normality......................

With no youngsters from foreign climes around it was time for two local old geezers to get a breath of fresh air in our own back yard. Better stock up with survival rations before we hit the high ground. Choccie biscuits and a packet of crisps should do the trick..........






Lots of mellow yellows about.











And wiggly, windy tracks that wended upwards




















Yep, can't beat a quiet ride round the 'hood







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Old 11-08-2012, 10:46 AM   #895
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Hey, save some of that warm weather for next spring dad !
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:06 PM   #896
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Hey, save some of that warm weather for next spring dad !
Why? Got some travelling plans up your sleeve son? ................................
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:32 PM   #897
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Haha,always got something up me watsit
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:44 PM   #898
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Nautical November................

So whilst waiting for Tee Bee to sort out what's irritating his watsit I thought I'd take a quick trip to Europe on a Honda

Um, smooth start







Nicer with the volume turned up








Popped into church and got two "Our fathers" and three "Hail Marys" for posting a Ride Report without a Ride








Thought about nicking this one to make it all above board








But missed the last boat







So sat on the dock of the bay watching Rocky Catoon fish







and a local tenderising octopus








much to the dismay of Patrocius the friendly pooch








All in all, a good day in a glass half full kind of way








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Old 11-15-2012, 05:07 AM   #899
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lovely report. we spent a month driving around Turkey in our Pajero in Sep-Oct 2011 and loved the place. loads of beautiful pics and amazing memories.

keep it coming.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:09 AM   #900
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lovely report. we spent a month driving around Turkey in our Pajero in Sep-Oct 2011 and loved the place. loads of beautiful pics and amazing memories.

keep it coming.

Thank you for your interest and kind comments Vicks. Sure is a fine place any time of year. Had a trip round with some German mates a couple of days ago















Fun was had by all







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