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World Jamboree Trike Expedition


A journey of two Scouts from Adelaide, Australia to the 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Rinkaby, Sweden

16,661 km (10,353 miles) over 269 days from October 30, 2010 to July 25, 2011

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Equipment lists, Recumbent, Trike, 6-12 months, World
Locales: Oceania, Australia, Africa, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Middle East, Jordan, Syria, Europe, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden
Years: 2010, 2011
Keywords: Scouts, World Scout Jamboree, Recumbent Trikes

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/worldtrike

Copyright © 2010-2014 By Adam Kilpatrick and Stephen Warren-Smith - (contact)

Status: Completed Dec 2011Featured Journal #577
Last update: Wednesday December 28, 2011 18:29 (US/Pacific) (edited Wed 28 Dec 2011 18:29 (US/Pacific))
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Table of Contents

Introduction

      The Big Idea: Look wide
      Expedition Mission Statement: Doing it for the kids
      Route Plan: Easier said than done
      Route Plan Part 2: Turkey to Sweden
      The Trikes: Where does the motor go?
      Equipment: Be Prepared or how will it all fit?
      Training: Putting in the hard yards
      About Us: We are normal Scouts!
      Getting Ready: Only 10 days to go!
      The Start: Riders Ready, Pedal, Set
      Thanks
      Sponsors
      SMS Updates - 8/02/2011

Australia: A Big Scouts Own.

            Day 1: SA Scout HQ to Balaklava: And so it begins!
            Day 2: Balaklava to Crystal Brook
            Day 3: Crystal Brook to Port Augusta
            Day 4: Pt Augusta to 25 km from Kimba
            Day 5: 25km from Kimba to 3km past Wudinna
            Day 6: 3km past Wudinna to 40km past Wirrulla
            Day 7: 40km past Wirrulla to Ceduna
            Day 8: Ceduna-Rest Day
            Day 9: Ceduna to Nundroo
            Day 10: Nundroo to Nullabor...and DISASTER!!!
            Day 11: Nullabor to Border Village
            Day 12: Border Village to 48 km east of Madura
            Day 13: 48 km east of Madura to 44 km east of Cocklebiddy
            Day 14: 44 km east of Cocklebiddy to 40 km west of Caiguna
            Day 15: 40 km west of Caiguna to Balladonia
            Day 16: Balladonia to 30 km east of Norseman
            Day 17: 30 km east of Norseman to Norseman
            Day 18: Norseman to Coolgardia
            Day 19: Coolgardie to Southern Cross
            Day 20: Southern Cross to 15km W of Merriden
            Day 21: 15km W of Merriden to Cunderdin
            Day 22: Cunderdin to Chidlow
            Day 23: Chidlow to Perth CBD
            Day 24: Perth, second day
            Day 25: Perth, third day
            Day 27: Perth, another rest day :-)
            Day 28: Last Perth Rest Day, Last Day in Australia

South Africa

            Day 29: Cape Town Arrival
            Day 30: Cape Town
            Day 31: Cape Town to Piketburg
            Day 32: Piketburg to Clan William
            Day 33: Clan William to 4km from Nuwerus
            Day 34: 4km from Nuwerus to Kamieskroon (2 new pics - 6/4/11)
            Day 35: Kamieskroon to Steinkopf

Namibia

            Day 36: Steinkopf to 90km into Namibia
            Day 37: 90km into Namibia, to 91km past Grunau (69km to Ketmanshoop)
            Day 38: 91km past Grunau (69km to Keetmanshoop) to 70 km past Keetmanshoop
            Day 39: 70 km past Keetmanshoop to Mariental
            Day 40: Mariental to 10 km past Kalkrand
            Day 41: 10 km past Kalkrand to 30 km past Rehoboth
            Day 42: 30km past Rehoboth to Windhoek
            Day 43: Windhoek (rest day)
            Day 44: Windhoek to 10 km from Gobabis
            Day 45: 10 km from Gobabis to 4km from Xanagus

Botswana

            Day 46: 4km from Xanagus to 48km to Ghanzi
            Day 47: 48km to Ghanzi to 35km to Kuke
            Day 48: 35km to Kuke to Maun
            Day 49: Maun to 5km past Phuduhudu
            Day 50: 5km past Phuduhudu to 5km past Zoroga
            Day 51: 34 km before Nata to 116 past Nata
            Day 52: 116 past Nata to 4 km from the 4-way Namibia/ Botswana/ Zambia/Zimbabwe border (New elephant pics! - 6/4/11)

Zambia

            Day 53: 4 km from the 4-way Namibia/ Botswana/ Zambia/ Zimbabwee border to Livingstone, Zambia
            Day 54: Livingstone
            Day 55: Livingstone
            Day 56: Livingstone to 32km from Choma
            Day 57: 32km from Choma to 15km past Pemba
            Day 58: 15km past Pemba to 12km before Nafue
            Day 59: 12km before Kafue to Chongwe Police Station
            Day 60: Chongwe Police Station to about 20km past Rufunsa
            Day 61: 20km past Rufunsa to 2km from Nimba
            Day 62: 2km from Nimba to 2km past Simba (hehe)
            Day 63: 2km past Simba to Chipata

Malawi

            Day 64: Chipata to 48 km from Kasungu
            Day 65: 48 km from Kasungu to 9 km from Jenda
            Day 66: 9 km from Jenda to 50 km from Mzuzu
            Day 67: 50 km from Mzuzu to 5km from Chiweta
            Day 68: 5km from Chiweta to Chitemba Beach
            Day 69: Chitemba Beach to 20 km from Tanzania border

Tanzania

            Day 70: 20 km from Tanzania border to 9km from Isongole
            Day 71: 9km from Isongole to 9km from Iyayi
            Day 72: 9km from Iyayi to 100 km from Iringa
            Day 73: 100 km from Iringa to 18km past Iringa
            Day 74: 18km past Iringa to 51 km from Mikumi
            Day 75: 51 km from Mikumi to 14km past Doma
            Day 76: 14km past Doma to 16 km from Chalinze
            Day 77: 16 km from Chalinze to 84km from Segara
            Day 78: 84km from Segara to Korogwe
            Day 79: Korogwe to 66km from Same
            Day 80: 66km from Same to 13 km from Mwanga
            Day 81: 13 km from Mwanga to 49 km from Arusha
            Day 82: 49 km from Arusha to 23km to Longido (55km to Border)

Kenya

            Day 83: 23km to Longido (55km to Border) to 5 km past Ngatatik
            Day 84: 5 km past Ngatatik to 10 km from Athi River
            Day 85: 10 km from Athi River to Nairobi (Rowallen Scout Camp)
            Day 86: Nairobi (rest day)
            Day 87: Nairobi (rest day)
            Day 88: Nairobi (rest day)
            Day 89: Nairobi to 32km from Nyeri
            Day 90: 32 km from Nyeri to Nyeri
            Day 91: Nyeri to 46 km from Isiolo
            Day 92: 46 km from Isiolo to Isiolo

Ethiopia

            Day 93: Isiolo to Moyale (Ethiopian side)
            Day 94: Moyale (Ethiopia) to 5km past Mega
            Day 95: 5km past Mega to 16km past Yabelo
            Day 96: 16km past Yabelo to Agere Maryam
            Day 97: Agere Maryam to Dila
            Day 98: Dila to Hawassa (Awasa)
            Day 99: Hawassa (Awasa) to Ziway
            Day 100: Ziway to Mojo (pronounced Zee way and mo joe)
            Day 101: Mojo to Addis Ababa
            Day 102: Addis Ababa (rest day)
            Day 103: Addis Ababa (rest day)
            Day 104: Addis Ababa
            Day 105: Addis Ababa

Australia

            Day 108: Adelaide and Brisbane
            Day 130: Update
            Day 161: Slideshow on youtube

Turkey

            Day 168: Ankara
            Day 169: Ankara to 33 km past Polatli
            Day 170: 33 km past Polatli to 31km before Eskisehir
            Day 171: 31 km before Eskishir to Eskisehir
            Day 172: Eskishir to 71km before Bursa
            Day 173: 71km before Bursa to 27km past Bursa
            Day 174: 27km past Bursa to 20 km past Bandirma
            Day 175: 20 km past Bandirma to 43km before Cannakale
            Day 176: 43km before Cannakale to Cannakale
            Day 177&178: Canakkale to ANZAC Cove Memorial Site-ANZAC DAY Ceremonies-8km from Anzac Cove
            Day 179: 8km from Anzac Cove to 28 km from Kesane
            Day 180: 28 km from Kesane to 7km from Uzunkopru
            Day 181: 7km from Uzunkopru to 2 km past Suloglu

Bulgaria

            Day 182: 2 km past Suloglu to 33km to Yambol
            Day 183: 33km to Yambol to 20 km past Yambol
            Day 184: 20 km past Yambol to 5km before Omurtag
            Day 185: 5km before Omurtag to Popovo
            Day 186: Popovo to Ruse
            Day 187: Ruse (rest day)

Romania

            Day 188: Ruse to 2km past Corbi Mari
            Day 189: 2km past Corbi Mari to 10 km past Pitesti
            Day 190: 10 km past Pitesti to 40 km from Sibiu
            Day 191: 40 km from Sibiu to Sibiu
            Day 192: Sibiu (rest day)
            Day 193-5: Sibiu (more lazy rest days)
            Day 196: Sibiu to Orastie
            Day 197: Orastie to 1km past Savarsin
            Day 198: 1km past Savarsin to 2 km past Pecica

Hungary

            Day 199: 2 km past Pecica to 5 km past Mako
            Day 200: 5 km past Mako to 43km before Baja (start of the Danube for us)
            Day 201: 43km before Baja to 10 km past Fajsz
            Day 202: 10 km past Fajsz to 2km past Tass
            Day 203: 2km past Tass to Budapest
            Day 204: Budapest (rest day)
            Day 205: Budapest (rest day)
            Day 206: Budapest to 4 km before Szob
            Day 207: 4 km before Szob to 2km past Acs
            Day 208: 2km past Acs to 10 km before Rajka (near Slovakia-Hungary border)

Slovakia

            Day 209: 10km before Rajka to 25km before Wien (Vienna)(Inside Austria on EuroVelo6)

Austria

            Day 210: 25km before Wien (Vienna)(Inside Austria on EuroVelo6) to Wien
            Day 211 & 212: Vienna (rest days)
            Day 213: Vienna to 9km before Krems
            Day 214: 9km before Krems to 8 km past Ybbs
            Day 215: 8 km past Ybbs to 3km past Ottensheim
            Day 216: 3km past Ottensheim to 5 km past Passau

Germany

            Day 217: 5 km past Passau to 2km before Malgersdorf
            Day 218: 2km before Malgersdorf to a canal on the edge of Notzing
            Day 219: Edge of Notzing to Munich
            Day 220: Munich (rest day)
            Day 221: Munich to edge of Lenngries

Austria

            Day 222: Edge of Lenngries to Telfs
            Day 223: Telfs to Klosterie

Liechtenstein

            Day 224: Klosterie to 2 km past Riedern

Switzerland

            Day 225: 2 km past Riedern to 2km before Sarnan
            Day 226: 2km before Sarnan to Kandersteg
            Day 227: Kandersteg (rest day)
            Day 228: Kandersteg ("rest day")
            Day 229: Kandersteg (rest day)
            Day 230: Kandersteg (rest day)
            Day 231: Kandersteg to near Schupfheim
            Day 232: Schupfheim to 6km Bulach
            Day 233: 6km before Bulach to just inside Germany, camped in a forest

Germany

            Day 234: Maybe in Germany (?) to 5 km past Mengen
            Day 235: 5 km past Mengen to 22km before Ulm
            Day 236: 22km before Ulm to 5 km past Dellingen
            Day 237: 5 km past Dellingen to 5km past Ingoldt
            Day 238: 5km past Ingoldt to near Eining
            Day 239: near Eining to just past Oberlichtenwald

Czech Republic

            Day 240: Just past Oberlichtenwald to just before Kdyne
            Day 241: Just before Kdyne to 1km past Svojkovice
            Day 242: 1km past Svojkovice to Prague
            Day 243: Prague
            Day 244: Prague
            Day 245: Prauge
            Day 246: Prague to near Usti nad Labem
            Day 247: Near Usti nad Labem to Dresden

Germany

            Day 248: Dresden to 1 km past Grossweitzschen
            Day 249: 1 km past Grossweitzschen to Leipzig
            Day 250: Leipzig
            Day 251: Leipzig to 13km before Dessau
            Day 252: 13km before Dessau to 3 km past Zieser
            Day 253: 3 km past Zieser to 1.5km past Schwarzholz
            Day 254: 1.5km past Schwarzholz to 3 km past Lezane
            Day 255: 3 km past Lezane to Alt Brenz
            Day 256: Alt Brenz to 2 km before Hoort
            Day 257: 2 km before Hoort to 2km past Ratzeburg
            Day 258: 2km past Ratzeburg to 5 km past Plon
            Day 259: 5 km past Plon to Schilksee

Denmark

            Day 260: Schilksee to 5 km into Denmark
            Day 261: 5 km into Denmark to 5km before Kolding
            Day 262: 5km before Kolding to 2 km past Brobyværk
            Day 263: 2 km past Brobyvaerk to Thuro Scout Camp
            Day 264: Thuro Scout Camp to 5 km before Nyborg
            Day 265: 5 km before Nyborg to Copenhagen
            Day 266: Copenhagen

Sweden!!!

            Day 267: Copenhagen to Ekeby
            Day 268: Ekeby to 3km past Trane
            Day 269: 3km past Trane to 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Rinkaby, Sweden!!!
            22nd World Scout Jamboree: Stephen's ramblings
            22nd World Scout Jamboree: Opening Ceremony
            22nd World Scout Jamboree: In the evening
            22nd World Scout Jamboree: Cultural Day and the Nature Event
            22nd World Scout Jamboree: Closing Ceremony
            Stephen's last words: Finally!


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