Travel Journal

Stage 6: from Lisboa to Isle of Man
insert_invitation 03/12/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Douglas, Isle of Man
near_me Km 39503 of 41903

The Isle of Man

My contribution to the total mileage of the Globetrotter project only amounts to 1605.75 miles and most of that was on motorways and autoroutes. Fortunately...
insert_invitation 01/12/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Douglas, Isle of Man
near_me Km 37119 of 41903

Why the British love Ducatis

I’m now on the Isle of Man after a slightly hectic two days. Yesterday I was at Silverstone, this morning I stopped at Donington Park on my way to catch...
insert_invitation 30/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Lynchwood House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, United Kingdom
near_me Km 36947 of 41903

Why we're going to the Isle of Man (in the cold)

Brrrr. It’s cold outside and there was a frost on the Globetrotting Multistrada this morning. Lets hope its warmer tomorrow when we leave for the Isle...
insert_invitation 28/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Lynchwood House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, United Kingdom
near_me Km 36825 of 41903

A quick exit

I’ve never had such a quick visit to a motorcycle show. I arrived at Motorcycle Live 2.00pm on Sunday, the show’s last day, and was told that...
insert_invitation 26/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room NEC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
near_me Km 35553 of 41903

Multistrada at Motorcycle Live

I guess that, after 36910 kilometers, six riders and thirteen (is that right?) different countries since leaving Bologna in July, the Globetrotting Multistrada...
insert_invitation 23/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room NEC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
near_me Km 36910 of 41903

And... relax

Last time I posted was late at night from a roadside hostel at Vilodrigo, somewhere near Burgos in Spain. That was a thousand miles and a few days ago,...
insert_invitation 18/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Burgos, Spain
near_me Km 35960 of 41903

Time for a rest

Finally got the panniers out of customs in Lisbon at about 3.15pm. Loaded them onto the bike with super helpful José Lucas, and then sped off. We’ve...
insert_invitation 17/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Lisbon, Portugal
near_me Km 35553 of 41903

Unwrapping the bike

Nearly ready. At 3.00pm yesterday, 48 hours behind an already delayed schedule, the bike arrived at Ducati Lisbon crated and wrapped after its journey...
insert_invitation 15/11/2016
account_circle Author: Hugo Wilson
room Lisbon, Portugal
near_me Km 35553 of 41903

Lisbon - back in Europe

Lisbon is looking fantastic. The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the air is crisp and clear. It’s great being in a different European city and appreciating...