Stunning photo during a starry night

Coronavirus forced our world into lockdown. Millions flew home, stockpiled on toilet roll and hunkered down to see out the pandemic.

But it’s not that easy for motorcycle travellers. Some managed to ship their bikes out in time, others had to leave them and fly out… and the rest stayed behind. Most are trapped inside closed borders, a few want to leave but can’t, one caught COVID-19 and the rest are just trying to make the best of a tough situation.

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Here are their stories, why they’re still on the road and what their new plans are…

 

Andy & Alissa: Thailand

Andy & Alissa travelling during lockdown

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From: United Kingdom
Stuck in: Thailand
Bike: Yamaha XT660R
Trip: January 2018 – Unknown
Miles: 40,000
Follow online: Mad or Nomad

We packed one too many bags on a bike and left home to ride round-the-world just over two years ago. No plan, no timeframe and no clue, but we’re having a go anyway.

Alissa films Andy during travels

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