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Stirling to Skye – a run through the Scottish highlands

The Wallace monument stands tall looking across the Forth River at Stirling Castle.  The Scots watching the English, the English watching the Scots as it has been for centuries.  Back at Berwick upon Tweed tale had told how that city … Continue reading

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Angel(s) of the North

Overlooking Newcastle upon Tyne the is the Angel of the North An imposing piece of public art that hovers on a hill above the Tyne and Newcastle.  There were also some angels of the north at Mo Tech the Moto … Continue reading

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Back in the UK after 17 years

It’s been 17 years since I visited the UK  December 1999 A cold wet winter of long nights and freezing days.  This trip its summer and the days are long, damp and cool. Not all the different from the Australian … Continue reading

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Boys Big Bike Bash in Tassie

    It was a boys big bike bash looping Tassie like it was a race track Roaring bikes From the cold damp west coast Misty wet Queenstown settled in the heart of the wild west coast windy roads in … Continue reading

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Bouillon, Belgium beer, 7000+ kms, and the Moto Guzzi European adventure draws to a close.

After over 7,000ks traversing swathes of southern Germany,  Switzerland,  France with some tastes of Austria, Italy and Spain, there was Bouillon. Second taste of Belgium on this adventure  and a further taste of beautiful Belgium beer. I discussed the best … Continue reading

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A touch of surreal 

This whole trip is a touch surreal 48 Moto Guzzi motorcycles shipped in containers from Melbourne  Then to Mandello De Lario to celebrate the marques 95th birthday before fanning out over Europe. So the Salvador Dali museum in Figueres added … Continue reading

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Riding the Swiss Alps

High peaks Touch the sky Barren Bare  Rocky pinnacles  Cold icy peaks Glacial Old as time Witnesses to time immemorial Sliced by roads Fast roads Curvy roads Hairpins Switch backs Smooth sweepers Clear sky’s on in late September  But in … Continue reading

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