The team on our 1st ever tour in Morocco, with Mac Mcdiarmid .
Lasting 12 days we travelled the tracks in the High Atlas, Imilchil, Merzouga, across the desert to Zagora, Draa valley and lots more. Mac Mcdiarmid wrote our first colour spread in Bike magazine called “Rock the Kasbah”. Read more
Our plan was Tanzania. John was born there, had biked from London to Cape Town solo, & knew the trails. So in 1995 we flew his Super Tenere to Nairobi & spent an eventful time biking around to check things out, only to find out it couldn’t happen as they required us to invest a minimum $250.000 & put it in a local’s name!! 1996. Back to Andorra to kick-start (Hondas 😊) our vision to make off-road biker’s dreams into a reality. Read more
My touring to date has been with friends on roads in northern Europe, so signing up for a mixed on and off road tour of southern Africa with a group of strangers was going to be a new experience.
Riding between 200km – 350km a day, our routes criss-crossed the border between South Africa and Lesotho. Rarely dipping below 5,000ft we moved between the wide open high veldt and the majestic scenery of the Drakensburg mountains where twice we rode over passes higher than 10,000ft. Read more
Summed up, by Su
THE WARM HEART OF AFRICA
We finished our big road adventures with one of the best, by offering a once-only adventure in September 2019. Named “The Warm Heart of Africa” because this is what Africans call Malawi, and Malawi was the central point, “heart”, of this journey.
You will be met at the airport and transferred to our accommodation which is ideally situated being close to both the Falls and the town centre. Read more
Early morning pickup in a minibus for the bike riders and transferred the 45-minute ride through Zambesi National Park over the border into Botswana, where the bikes will be waiting your arrival. John will be on hand to help with handover and then head back into Zimbabwe and to the hotel. Read more
Leaving early, we head south towards Bulawayo to our peaceful African Lodge situated in the Matobo National Park. Today’s road is mainly straight running alongside different parks including Hwange National Park where the famous lion Cyril lived and died. Watch out for wildlife crossing the road. Read more
Today we turn west and having skirted round Bulawayo yesterday, today we’ll have the pleasure of experiencing driving through this relaxed and attractive city, the second largest in the country. With its wide, jacaranda-lined avenues which in September should be in full bloom, beautiful parks and charming colonial architecture, it breaths an air of shabby gentility. Take your time to view the old Railway Station, Club House, City Hall where the flower sellers show off their wares and the Bulawayo Club – all of which are now heritage sites. Sparkling clean limos alongside very dusty 4x4s, and immaculately kept suburban lawns make this a city of fascinating contrasts.
Breakfast when you feel like it and then the day to enjoy all the activities this beautiful lodge has on offer.
Horse-riding, canoeing, bush walks, fishing are just a few of the optional activities on offer. We have arranged a Lion’s Den Encounter where you will get up very close to these beautiful animals and learn the threats they encounter in the wild. Read more