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Werner Wachter (October 4, 1943 - January 16, 2021)

January 23, 2021

It takes a lot of courage to live a busy life and still turn everything upside down to follow an idea. Werner Wachter had this courage when he founded a motorcycle travel company together with his wife Coral in 1980. In doing so, they were treading a ...

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best book there is, part 4: Never too old to ride

January 19, 2021

  By most standards, I would be considered a novice, or for sure a neophyte bike rider, first learning the skill at age 65. But since that first bike ride, I have finished a total of 17 international motorcycling tours with multiple companies, first learning ...

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best book there is, part 3: tour guide Christian races on the Isle of Man

January 17, 2021

The Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man is the oldest, most dangerous and therefore probably the most legendary motorcycle race in the world. Of course, Edelweiss has repeatedly offered tours there, in the 1990s even on a large scale. We had contingents of ferry tickets ...

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best book there is, part 2: A Brazilian in Tibet

January 3, 2021

  First of all, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to be remembered and for representing the many motorcyclists that have had, still have and will have the opportunity to travel with Edelweiss. A serious and competent company in what it does, ...

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Best book there is!

December 28, 2020

This book celebrates 40 years of Edelweiss Bike Travel.

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Booked in for a lifetime

October 5, 2020

The happy couple

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TOURENFAHRER on tour: Adventure New Zealand

December 10, 2019

Highlight of this tour's last riding day: the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. An outstanding road, great views, and, to top it all off, New Zealand's best Fish&Chips for lunch. What better way to end an amazing tour?

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NSZ1902: The New Zealand Tour

November 22, 2019

Flat White Café, Waihi Beach.

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Destination Check: Hokkaido, Japan

October 2, 2019

Checking out the island of Hokkaido. Could this be a new touring destination?

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The land of the even longer white cloud - New Zealand Extension CNS1901

February 1, 2019

Day 6 - Russel and the return to Auckland

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NSZ1901 - New Zealand

January 26, 2019

Day 12: Rotorua to Auckland: THE END

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CNS1802: The North Island Extension. Summer is coming (We hope)!

November 30, 2018

Day 5: Karikari - Russell Another amazing day in the paradise down under. We ride the Million Dollar View Road, have coffee in next to New Zealand's oldest buildings, marvel at the world's most photographed toilets and finally surf the endless twisties of the Old Russell ...

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NSZ1802: New Zealand Spring!

November 27, 2018

12th and last day: Roturua to Auckland

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La Dolce Vita_ Mexicanos in Tuscany

September 25, 2018

DAY 10: ORVIETO to ROME

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