FAQ

Those questions I get asked a lot.

  • Where are you from?
    I’m from Bern, Switzerland
  • What are your social media links?
    Instagram @doomi_crf1000
    Youtube channel
  • How long are you traveling?
    I left Switzerland in April 2017 and the plan is to return in 2020.
  • How many countries did you visit?
    Here’s the country list of this trip.
  • Which country did you like most?
    My favorites until now are Bolivia, Laos and Kyrgyzstan. But I also liked Colombia, Nicaragua and Guatemala a lot!
  • How much does it cost?
    I don’t know yet… I started to calculate the costs in Chile and since then it’s about $40 per day on average.
    I’ll do a complete calculation when I get back.
  • How much did the motorcycle cost?
    With all the panniers, crash bars, etc it was about 20’000CHF in total. There’s a list of the running costs of my bike here.
  • What motorcycle do you ride?
    It’s a Honda Africa Twin CRF1000.
  • How did you drive to Australia/South America? There’s water in between!
    I shipped the bike from Malaysia to Sumatra/Indonesia on a vegetable boat (Lim’s Onion Boat). Through whole Indonesia there are ferries until Timor Leste. From there I shipped by a container boat to Darwin/Australia.
    After 6 months in Australia I flew the motorcycle from Sydney to Santiago/Chile with Bikesabroad.
  • Which route did you take to Asia?
    My (simplified) route was Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Laos, …
    You can find the extact route here.