‘We believe that individuals of good will, moving among foreign cultures and making themselves vulnerable to the beliefs and customs of strangers, have great importance in promoting world understanding, and even more so when they can distill the essence of their experiences into a form that can be absorbed by many.’
The Ted Simon Foundation
UK, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal, back into India and a side trip to Thailand without the bike. The bike was shipped from India to New Zealand, for the start of another adventure.
Little did I know that I would come to a tourist town in Nepal called Pokhara, expecting to stay for a couple of nights, and ending up living there for 8 months. I moonlighted firstly in a biker bar… Bullet Basecamp, and then as a motorcycle instructor for Hears and Tears. Teaching people how to ride motorbikes brings such joy…
But I had to keep moving. So off I went again….