People – Els and Merijn from Holland – The unstoppable Big Tom from Austria. – Crazy adventurer Bryn Kewley – The website of Thierry from Switzerland. – Met Leigh on a road in Iran, travelling with 2 other cyclists. – Pete and Tim who we met in Quazvin.

Places – Great place for a beer and to just chill out in Pokhara, Nepal. – The best source of info and a friendly face or two in Pakistan. – Nice friendly welcome and a place to stay that does not break the bank. Also where Neil fixed a leaking fuel pump in a pleasant quiet courtyard!

Other – THE motorcycle travel website – Covers all up to date info on the developing diesel bike scene