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A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« on: February 12, 2014, 09:43:34 pm »
We have a French exchange student staying with us for a few weeks. They have this thing of taking a gap year during school. Her younger brother has taken a year off, and with his father, they are touring Europe in a Ural. Now ain't that just great. You can have a look at their website http://zacoliv.fr/index.php  Great pics (which is all I can understand).
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014, 09:59:21 pm »
Nothing like getting a hunger for life early on.. respect
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2014, 05:13:39 am »
Always dreamt of touring with a sidecar. Will go and checkout their trip.  :thumleft:
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2014, 07:19:00 am »
Party mense verstaan die ding van die lewe het nie n kykweer nie !
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2014, 07:47:41 am »
Soos ons, is hulle ook 'n motorfiets familie (go figure  :biggrin: ) en haar pa het ook 'n1150 GSA, die witte. Was 'n probleem om haar elke oggend by die skool te kry, want Kayla, my dogter, ry met haar fiets, en nou moet Lyn vir Marine met die kar skool toe vat. Nee, vra sy, kan ek haar nie met die fiets eerder vat nie, sy wil nie kar ry nie.
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2014, 02:53:17 pm »
I've been browsing through some of the foto albums of the trip. Its arranged by country and really worth a look. The young boy Zac, who is 10 years old, is having the ride of a lifetime.
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2014, 04:32:33 pm »
Turkey
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2014, 11:26:03 am »
When I clicked on the link it gave me an option to translate to English! I am using Google Crome

Real nice expedition, what a great dad!
 

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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2014, 11:38:29 am »
Italia is darem maar n mooi land, as ek eendag groot is gaan e die land van die pasta vreters toer!!

 

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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2014, 11:43:55 am »
Any pics of the exchange student?
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2014, 11:59:12 am »
Respect to this dad - here is anther 3 photos of their adventure in Turkey.

a Report well worth to follow!
 

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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2014, 12:09:03 pm »
Any pics of the exchange student?

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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2014, 12:09:24 pm »
Any pics of the exchange student?

She is goverment property  :deal:
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2014, 12:12:56 pm »
Bloody marvelous  :thumleft:
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2014, 12:19:57 pm »
Family pic. Thats her second from the left at the back.

Mad about biking and insisted I take her to school on the bike in the mornings. Also took her on a long day ride to show her around. Her and her father are already planning a tour in a year or so with Lyn and I through south Africa.
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2014, 12:21:55 pm »
That is  an awesome trip for father and son. One of the few "What I did on my holidays" essays that wouldn't bore me to tears.
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Re: A Ride most Father's would Dream of
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2014, 12:26:12 pm »
That is  an awesome trip for father and son. One of the few "What I did on my holidays" essays that wouldn't bore me to tears.

The beauty is the laaitie does not miss his year at school. He is enrolled virtually, does his school work on the net everyday, sometimes interactive with the class, and writes all his tests and exams.

Eish ! Civilaisation !
...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

Build a sidecar they said. It will be fun they said. Ja-nee !