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Africa

SOUTH AFRICA - Welcome to summer! (SAT 1201, Jan. 28th - Feb.12th)

February 2, 2012

Welcome to summer! Flying in from the Northern hemisphere I left Austria with cooooool minus 10° C. Getting off the plane in Johannesburg South Africa welcomed me with nice 22° C. More than half of the group came in a day earlier and so we spend ...

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Morocco - just a dream!!! MCT 1102

November 6, 2011

Hi Bikers out there... We are somewhere in the middle of Morocco - it is just great! First we all met in Malaga, Southern Spain - where we all get our motorcycles. Then we visited the famous "Rock of Gibraltar", before we crossed over by ...

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The world in one country - South Africa (SAT 1102)

November 2, 2011

Sunday - arrival day! Almost everybody made to Johannesburg in time, excited and looking forward to two weeks of riding, cultural differences, beautifull landscapes and some adventure. The first day was easy going, cruising through a country side which could be in the US midwest. Wheat ...

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the Adventure ends

September 20, 2011

The Kilimanjaro Tour came to an adventurous end as the group arrived in Diani Beach, Kenya, yesterday. Rain, mud, a slow, tiring border crossing and ninety minutes of riding in total darkness - Africa threw everything at us during the last day. But we made it to ...

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... and back to Johannesburg

June 16, 2011

Today this Scouting Tour of southern Africa came to an end, after three weeks and more than 6,000 km. It was a true African adventure, and it won't be forgotten. We'll be back!

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Scouting Southern Africa

June 5, 2011

It's winter here in Johannesburg, but that doesn't mean we can't ride motorcycles. Just the opposite is true: we have blue skies, sunshine, and 20°C - just perfect. A truly international group from the US, Canada, Austria, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, and Israel will set out tomorrow to ...

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Ethiopia - loop to Debre Libanos

April 27, 2011

Well, since we expected rain in the afternoon we had to shortcut the daily loop and decided to do a short ride to Debre Libanos which turned out to be an exciting ride. Once we went out of Addis there was not much traffic anymore and ...

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Ethiopia - Lalibela and its eleven churches

April 25, 2011

A short flight brought us to Lalibela in the north of Ethiopia. By bike it would have taken at least two days to get there, by plane it was only two hours. We were somehow shocked how "basic" everything here was - especially the houses of the ...

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Ethiopia - office staff goes scouting

April 22, 2011

In more than 30 years of  Edelweiss tours worldwide there are not many countries we have never been to on a bike. However, we are still in search for new countries with new routes and experiences to share with Edelweissers from all over. Ethiopia is a ...

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Salemaleikum - Morocco - it´s over...

March 27, 2011

Hello Bikers out there - we are going to Morocco! We just arrived by plane today to Malaga Southern Spain, the weather is beautiful, blue sky and around 20 degrees - what else do we need?

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The final

February 12, 2011

Well, two weeks went by fast. Two weeks full of adventures, good riding, a time to find new friends and finally a time for farewell. But we got another good riding day, or better to say - a cruising day. It looked like everybody was longing for ...

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And the winner is .......

February 12, 2011

Every single tour has got it's own stories, and most likely a lot of them. And one of them has to be the best. Missed flights, lost credit card or almost lost cell phone were far too shallow to beat this one. Howard Strode from Ontario, ...

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3 - 2 - 1 Bungeeeeeeee!!!!

February 10, 2011

3 – 2 – 1 BUNGEEEEEEEEE ! In my opinion motorcycling in South Africa gives you plenty of thrill, but after 1 ½ weeks on the road some of our group were looking for an extra kick of adrenalin. They have already been told about the ...

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JUST A SHORT NOTE FROM SOUTH AFRICA

February 5, 2011

A brave Canadian tasting Zulu beer.......

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