NOTES FROM THE ROAD


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Paris and Promising Skies…


A brief stop in Paris…


11 November 2018: Enjoying a pause in Paris to visit friends, and a favorite place. The weather is turbulent and changing, with grey skies and rain upon arrival but eventually the clouds began to clear and bright pink clouds at dusk signal better days ahead…



Maps and Planning…


Getting ready for West Africa…


7 November 2018: Reviewing maps that cover our upcoming route in Senegal and Gambia in anticipation of the Scoot West Africa trip later this month. It’s always fun to trace out the general routes and get a sense of what kind of terrain we will be covering…


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THIS MONTH:

Paris for some project pre-pro and a visit with good friends …


COMING UP SOON:

Joining the Scoot West Africa team on a motorbike adventure through Senegal and The Gambia to explore tropical forests and plains of baobab trees beyond the southern edges of the Sahara. The trip is an introduction to new terrain and some of the most interesting culture, history, food, and music on the planet …


Headed back to the deserts of the southwest for some more fun in the sun and sand…

Advanced sand dune training with Barlow Adventures at the Imperial Sand Dunes in southern California. This three day driving and navigation program focuses on moving safely and effectively through large dunefields. Skills-building exercises are intended to improve pace, line choice and vehicle control, as well as developing precision map and compass navigation technique…


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