heading to Jaisalmer tomorrow and perhaps taking 1-2 days off bike riding for going with a camel through the desert….
so check out the site frequently i will update as soon as i have inet access again 🙂
thanks for all the nice feedback….
I woke up in the middle of the night because a heavy thunderstorm hit Amritsar. It was really bad and heavy rain. I hoped it would be over in the morning but I got disappointed.
I finally hit the road starting travelling. First Destination was Haridwar a nice city which becomes a big pilgrim place during some time in the Year. Continue reading
I just wanted to ride the bike out of dehli a bit but it came an other way round as planned (isn´t it so often like this 🙂 )
Wow finally the first day nothing special did happen.. i´m getting more and more relaxed now as I have my bike and the trip can start… Continue reading
So I made it. I got the bike . With the great guys from Clintus we managed it to get the bike out of the customs within 6hours.
Sunday 30´th Jan.
Before today on Monday morning the big adventure at the customs start I just want to write a short report on Sunday…….
It was quite funny day at the end…at least for me I guess not so much for my landlady here at the B&B 🙂
Saturday 29´th jan. …Arrived…. finally i arrived in New Delhi.
so finally i´m starting the trip. Currently i sit in the Frankfurt Airport and wait to the gate gets open 🙂 I can´t believe it… i´m really doing it after so log time just planning and talking about……
And thanks to my wife that she so understanding that i can go and do this trip 🙂
Meanwhile while you wait that i will post the first lifesigns from Delhi have fun reading this awesome ride report from an guy i have contact through an real coll indian bikder community/forum….
enjoy the ride report through south india and the pictures 🙂
cu in delhi
on Staurday i was at my bike dealer and brought over some bavarian sausages and Prezels with beer as a kind of breakfast…. just a little THANK YOU for all the support you guys gave to me during all the preparation… special the one whole day i could spend behind the scene to learn some maintenance on the bike… that was a great experience….
so here are some pics from the bike Dealer showroom.. more can be found in the Picture Gallery….
only 5 days to go 🙂
finally i just got the mail that the bike went through the dangerous goods declaration. (dgd) … next will be the airway bill (awb) and then it will shipped soon 🙂 thats good news….. only 4 days to work 🙂
I got some real nice & helpful reply in an english speaking forum were i posted my trip plans.. thanks to Haroon for this i think it´s good to post it here also (hope it´s ok for him/her)… the hints are really good and i love the one part with the questions regarding the bike 🙂 should i put the answers on a business card?? 🙂
here´s the post:
so now it´s getting really serious and i realize that the time of planning and thinking and theroetical work is nearly over…. and the real stuff starts….. Continue reading
as my brother plans to leave germany for ever and to live in Asia he has it´s own blog with a lot of useful information and stuff… fell free to check out his website/Blog: http://www.4everasia.com/
It´s still a while until he leaves but anyhow.. always a safe trip and good Luck to him and his wife….. next Birthday Party for him will be under palmtrees at some beach somewhere…. (wow sounds cool 🙂 )
i found a new accomodation at last to stay in Delhi the first days. I hope I will get a confirmation of the room booking soon. Sounds as a nice place to stay at.
More to find at: http://newdelhibedandbreakfast.com
more to come soom..
It´s quite a while since i posted something here in the blog…. A lot of things had happen and i´m happy that I have to say i´m have a “green light” for the India project plan….
The wooden transport box is finished and stored at a (hopefully) dry place so that I can put in the bike by cw3 in january and bring it up to my transportation agent. Continue reading
the planning is a kind of stuck at the moment as i did not get any feedback from the customs agent in New Dehli and also the adress i should get for a contact in Kathmandu for the way back has not arrived yet. But i´m working already on a backup plan. Hope everything will work out soon 🙂
Here on the website i updated some pages and found some nice features:
so after a while of inactivity the weppage got some nice improvements:
wow what a week just passed by… my left wrist is in plaster for the next 4 weeks. A result of the offroad training were i realized that gravity really exits 🙂 Continue reading
i spend a cold & rainy day in front of the computer to update and renovate the webpage. Also i added here in the Blog the old blog entries of our 4 week trip to china (but it´s in german see -> “Blog der Chinareise 2010” right hand side ). It´s a lot to read but with also a lot of picture links inside so enjoy it.
The route planning will go on soon so you will be updated how the progress will be….
…as i got a few requests on that topic i decided to switch the whole webpage and also the blog into english language… as i´m not an native english speaker please ignore errors 🙂
..so die ersten Vorbereitungen für Indien laufen an. Als erstes habe ich mal einen Kurs in Hechlingen gebucht wo man in zwei Tagen die nötigen Grundlagen gezeigt bekommt……… Continue reading
…so langsam nimmt die Homepage Gestalt an und ich werde anfangen das Blog zu füllen. Irgendwie fehlt mir aber noch die vernünftige Software für “alles aus einer Hand” die mit SQL Datenbank im Hintergrund zurecht kommt und mit der ich eine Homepage, Fotogalerie und einen Blog machen kann und das dann noch für MAC. Wenn jemand ideen hat dann immer her damit.