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  1. UK to Australia by Motorcycle 2007-08 by Charles Fellowes Raising money and awareness for the Make a Wish Foundation www.planitearth.co.uk A copy of this slideshow is at www.planitearth.co.uk

  2. What inspired me to do this trip? • Desire for travel independence and love of bikes. • Why Australia as a destination and why via Kazakhstan and China? • Why support the Make-a-Wish Foundation?

  3. The Maharashtra Herald, India

  4. Daily Prabhat, India

  5. Bike Information • BMW F650 GS Dakar 2003 (652cc single) • Mileage at departure 11,134 miles • Fuel tank capacity is 17 l (max 325 miles) • Great all rounder / strong sub-frame • Weight is around 230 kg loaded and fueled • THE LIGHT IS ALWAYS ON I will not tell you how much it costs, so please don’t ask!

  6. Pre-prep with full graphics exposed

  7. De-blinged and Fully loaded

  8. Planning • Passport and visas • Passport for bike (Carnet de passage) • China guide arrangements • Shipping around Myanmar and back home • Time off work • Bike preparation and spares • Vaccinations and medical kit

  9. Departure from London. 21st May 2007, 08:00 Fresh faced, green and leaving!

  10. Black Forest, Germany

  11. Telc, Czech Republic

  12. Holloko, Hungary

  13. Hungary

  14. Spis, Hungary

  15. Russia

  16. Elista, Russia

  17. Ukraine

  18. Of course, you can try my bike. Russia

  19. Stopped again in Kazakhstan

  20. An audience in Kazakhstan

  21. Kazakhstan

  22. Overlanding cyclist in Kazakhstan

  23. 4x4 overlanders in Kazakhstan

  24. Kazakhstan

  25. Boys collecting dung to burn in Kazakhstan

  26. Pot-holed roads in Kazakhstan

  27. Sheered sub-frame bolts in Kazakhstan

  28. Roadside repairs in Kazakhstan

  29. Helpful Mechanics in Taraz, Kazakhstan

  30. Overland Cyclists in Issy Kul, Kyrgyzstan

  31. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  32. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  33. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  34. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  35. Issy Kul, Kyrgyzstan

  36. Issy Kul, Kyrgyzstan

  37. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  38. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  39. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  40. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  41. Torugart Pass, Kyrgyzstan

  42. Unexpectedly good roads in China

  43. An audience on the KKH, China

  44. Kunjerab Pass - the hightest border crossing in the world

  45. Karakoram Highway, Pakistan

  46. Sost, Pakistan

  47. Pakistan National Highways Police

  48. Hunza Valley, Pakistan