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The World Tour

Section 3 is starting...

March 17, 2011

Section 2 of the Discover our Earth expedition, operated by Edelweiss Bike Travel in cooperation with GlobeBusters, is already finished. This section lead from Buenos Aires to Bogota in Colombia. Now section 3 starts from Panama all the way to LA in California. The first thing that ...

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News from Discover our Earth

February 17, 2011

We have proceeded into Chile and it is a highly developed country so it seems when you are riding through most of the city parts of Santiago. Another excursion brings us to Valparaiso which is the harbour, about 100 miles from Santiago on the Pacific. It is ...

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Santiago de Chile is great

February 10, 2011

Villarica is one of the greatest volcanoes on earth – it is a beautiful mountain and it is very active. We could not help but walking up there in spite of the fact that we didn’t make all the top it was a fantastic experience that we ...

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Now we are going north...

January 24, 2011

In the last two weeks we went a long way down to Ushuaia and getting on the Southernmost point on this planet is certainly an experience. The whole group was shivering in between, because it was raining as we approached Ushuaia - but at the last day ...

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On the way to Ushuaia

January 14, 2011

We have been riding through the pampa south of Buenos Aires for the last week and it is really an experience. We have seen many many animals, straight roads and we’ve seen the Atlantic. It is great to go by ferry across the Magellan straight and ...

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Buenos Aires for Christmas and New Year's!

January 3, 2011

After arriving by airplane from Spain in Buenos Aires we were flabbergasted. It is a gigantic town with its own culture, with its own sights and with its own society. Poor and rich are again very close together similar to Morocco. We waited for a full week ...

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Section 1 is almost over

December 16, 2010

    Now, we are on the fourth week of our Discover our Earth world tour which is organized by Edelweiss Bike Travel in cooperation with GlobeBusters – it is really fantastic. We have now conquered the dessert in Southern Morocco, including the Western Sahara ...

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Western Sahara - we arrived!

December 13, 2010

"Yes, the weather is getting much better. We had great blue sky the last week and rode down mostly the Atlantic Coast and experienced some extraordinary roads and fantastic views. And then down here in Western Sahara we are now confronted with sand ...

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News from Section 1

December 2, 2010

We are discovering our earth. After only one week we made it down to Morocco. On the way from Austria all the way to Morocco we passed Switzerland, France and Spain. Sometimes the weather in late November was challenging, sometimes we saw some minus degrees meaning that ...

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Start einer Motorrad-Weltreise

November 30, 2010

Ein Tiroler Unternehmer stellt eine Ausfahrt, die noch niemand zuvor im Programm hatte, auf die Beine. Acht Monate, 248 Tage, 64.000 km. Nicht weniger als die längste jemals für Kunden organisierte Motorradtour der Welt. 1000PS war beim Start dabei...   Der gesamte ...

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Last thoughts of expedition team members

November 23, 2010

Werner Wachter, founder and owner of Edelweiss Bike Travel… I bin aufgeregt und freu mich, dass es endlich los geht.   Kevin Saunders, expedition leader from GlobeBusters… All I am thinking about is today – one day at a time! ...

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Discover our Earth starts...

November 23, 2010

After a year of preparation the Discover our Earth motorcycle expedition starts here in Mieming, where Edelweiss Bike Travel is located since its foundation in 1980. Motorcycle enthusiasts from the US, Canada, Brazil, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland and Austria signed up to be part of the first ...

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Final expedition meeting

November 23, 2010

The final expedition meeting took place a day prior to tour start. There were still a few questions to answer and the expedition members also had to do final preparations on their motorcycles. Kevin Saunders, Richard Millington, Alan Routledge and Mick Tahome from GlobeBusters made sure that ...

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What is Discover our Earth?

November 23, 2010

It is a once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity, a tour you will never forget. Ride around the world with Edelweiss Bike Travel and GlobeBusters and discover our planet on a way you will never forget: on two wheels. 6 continents, 27 countries and thousands of experiences await you.

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