When researching Marrakesh, several guide books and bloggers cautioned us about the sneaky sales people in the city’s main square. Watch out for the monkey men! Don’t touch the snakes! They warned. Nobody mentioned the ninja henna hustlers.
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Adventure motorcycle touring sheds an entirley new light on the word gear and that thing I sometimes despise, called packing. You’re exposed to the elements and you need to be prepared for all kinds of eventualities. If you’re camping you need your camp gear, if it’s winter you need your thermals, if it rains you need wet weather gear, if something breaks you need tools. Then there’s non-motorcycle clothing; toiletries, cameras, phones, maps, the list is never ending.
For the past couple of months Neil and his friend Sean have been steadily working towards their adventure motorcycling dream – London to Morocco overland. On the eve of the expedition, Neil talks about the motivations behind the journey, the decision to purchase the Yamaha Tenere and what he’s planning next.