Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

MCT1301 Morocco Tour – Pura Vida meets Insha’alah

MCT1301 Morocco Tour – Pura Vida meets Insha’alah Day 11-13 Rest day Fes – Chefchaouen – return to Malaga After we left the Atlas mountains behind us, the maybe most interesting of Morocco’s imperial citys was waiting for us. Our restday in Fes included a visit of the UNESCO World Heritage Fes medina...

Morocco with US BMW dealers – salaam aleikum

Morocco with US BMW dealers – salaam aleikum After the presentation of the new R 1200 GS by BMW,  Edelweiss Bike Travel took over to show the BMW dealers of North America the secrets of Morocco. Work is done – holiday starts!!

SOUTH AFRICA – We can’t believe the dream is over! (SAT1301)

SOUTH AFRICA – We can’t believe the dream is over! (SAT1301) January 26th – twelve travellers from five nations meet in Johannesburg with the Edelweiss tour guide and the South African local, driving the support vehicle. A remarkable day, because it is the beginning of a two weeks adventure. Day 1: Leaving Johannesburg on the motorway...

Asante sana! (AKI1201)

Asante sana! (AKI1201) … is Swahili for Thank You. Thanks for coming on this trip guys, it was a great trip and a wonderful experience. See you next time! Amboseli National Park is famous not only for its many elephants but also for its amazing views of Mount...

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

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...

Morocco – just a dream!!! MCT 1102

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...

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

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....

the Adventure ends

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...

… and back to Johannesburg

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! After successfully managing three border crossings in two days (Namibia – Zambia...

Scouting Southern Africa

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...