Midelt-Erfoud (140 miles approximately)

Posted by on September 24, 2017 at 8:09 pm

In order to cut through the mountains, the French colonial troops (who else?!!!), during the 1930s, constructed the Tunnel de Légionnaire. This created a pass through the mountains to the Ziz Valley below. As the road sweept downwards in a series of flowing bends, a biker’s dream, we could admire the pinkish coloured rock and the fact that the river Ziz had carved it’s way through the mountains creating the gorges below.

A Motorcycle Odyssey: Morocco

Posted by on November 9, 2016 at 3:37 pm

It was not just the leaves that were trembling when we left Birmingham. Although we could not see the wind we could hear it’s frightful moan. As for our heads, they were bowed as low as we could safely manage. I felt sorry for the Chief Biker who still had to navigate us through the dense traffic and foul weather.

The Hypnerotomachia

Posted by on June 5, 2010 at 1:36 am

You have never heard of ‘The Hypnerotomachia?’  Neither had I until I borrowed a work of fiction, ‘The rule of Four, by Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason, (a very good read if one likes Dan Brown types of story),  from the visiting mobile library and therein discovered this strange word.  I vowed not only to discover […]