Revolution Chasers Redefine Adventure Travel - ABC News

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Forgive travelers like Ali Caldicott who see countries in turmoil as irresistible adventures.

Egypt, Somalia, Afghanistan, take your pick. The bigger the upheaval, the more tempting, as far as these adventure travelers are concerned.

"Curiosity, mainly," Caldicott, 33, said matter-of-factly, explaining his risky travel preferences.

Among his destinations, which he has charted in a series of books from some of the world's most difficult locations: Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, the Palestinian territories, parts of Colombia and Myanmar, to name a few.

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Bike Tours: See New Places Through Pedal Power | ABC News

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Don Wilson describes himself as an "old guy," but every spring he hops on his bike to pedal 200 miles in four days through the heart of French Louisiana on a trip called Cycle Zydeco.

Wilson, 65, chats with other riders while rolling through Cajun and Creole country. Organizers offer local music, dancing and food to the 350 people in the group at campsites every night.

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40,000 Motorcycle Miles in 248 Days

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(Hey... How about taking a ride?  40,000 Miles in 248 days on a Motorcycle!  Wonder how your butt will feel after this trip? TB)

From Edelweiss Bike Travel: Link

HEY LET'S GO FOR A SHORT RIDE! IT'S ONLY 40,000 MILES IN 248 DAYS!

So, let’s do it, let’s discover our Earth!
Everyone who wants to live this dream, is a good rider who also has some off-road experience and has nothing planned between November 14, 2010 and July 20, 2011, should get in touch with us, it will be truly unique!

So, let’s do it, let’s discover our Earth!
Everyone who wants to live this dream, is a good rider who also has some off-road experience and has nothing planned between November 14, 2010 and July 20, 2011, should get in touch with us, it will be truly unique!

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