TransPortugal Off Road Motorcycle Trip - 2016

While doing research for the Morocco trip we did in 2014, we came across something called the TransPortugal trail. This is a, mostly off road, route that goes all the way from the north of Portugal to the south. There are a few different routes taken by other people that…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 14

Friday, 10 October 2014 It was a rough journey, but we arrived safely to the UK. We had some breakfast, packed up and, once docked, disembarked and went through customs. In the customs queue, the last view we had of our boat: Right after going through customs I stopped and…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 13

Thursday, 9 October 2014 The weather was still a bit wet, but we had a ferry to catch so we set off for Bilbao. At least it wasn't raining as fiercely as it did the day before and it wasn't as cold either. Here we stopped for a break and…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 12

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 Well, there's not much to say about Wednesday really. This was our slog day up through Spain. Great small twisty roads turned into larger straighter roads turned into motorways and the riding became more boring the further north we went except for the occasional good stretch…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 11

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 Waking up and hearing the sea is always a pleasant thing for me, this morning was one like that. The weather looked great and the sleep had done me well, but I was stiff and really sore, particularly my shoulder and neck. We packed up and…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 10

Monday, 6 October 2014 We woke up to a great day, it was going to be fairly hot with sparse clouds and just a bit of a breeze. The room we were in was at the very top of the hotel and we had a key for the terrace. We…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 9

Sunday, 5 October 2014 Today the plan was to keep going north again so that we are closer to the ferry when the time comes to cross. We decided that we want to take scenic routes on roads that would also be fun to ride. We picked the roads as…

Morocco Motorcycle Trip Report - Day 8

Saturday, 4 October 2014 We slept well and had a good breakfast before we set off for the day. This was more or less our halfway mark and we decided it would be a laundry day for us. This meant that we'd do less riding today, really just a 'short'…