Preparing the Vespa for South America

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WARNING!!! The business mentioned here (Motonetas Clasicas Argentina) is NOT recommended by us anymore, due to serious complications / damages our scooter suffered after the maintenance done there in 2019. Please note that we have been victims of false / not adequate information regarding spare-parts we purchased and mechanic works done and, after a very … Read More

South Africa (part01)

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  I found myself running away from Namibia trying to save some money. As I expected, crossing the borders of Namibia to enter South Africa was too easy (the easiest border crossing among all the countries I had been). The police and the customs officers were supposed to check all my documents etc, but that … Read More

Africa’s best and worst

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After my little ride through Africa in 438 days and about 32,000km always riding my cool Vespa (OK – OK I also took some trucks and some 4X4), I collected some interesting facts and I’d like to share them with you. So take a small taste and stay tuned for the next post with all … Read More

Namibia

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Crossing the borders between Botswana and Namibia was almost like crossing the borders of two European countries. Everything neat and clean. Everything under control. Not even one “fixer” who wants to “help” you, no time-consuming procedures: just a stamp on the documents and off you go! I left Botswana driving on a very good quality … Read More

Botswana

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The differences between 2 travelers can be huge! Before I left from Livingstone, I talked with a tourist from the USA (a girl about 24 years old) who warned me that I would find difficulties in crossing the borders between Zambia and Botswana (annoying guys who would try to sell me things etc). For one … Read More