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2014-04-22 19:50

FEELING ADVENTUROUS? Join the Vespa Tour 2014. The next tour will depart for the scenic Panorama Route in Mpumalanga on May 30 2014. Image: Vespa SA

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Vespa SA is encouraging people to get on two wheels to explore southern Africa from behind the handlebars of a scooter.

Vespa tours challenge riders to take to the open road for an adventure - but at a modest pace. The first tour of 2014 took in the Lesotho Highlands (see gallery images). The next will explore the scenic Panorama Route in Mpumalanga from May 30 2014.


Vespa service manager and technical adviser Louw du Toit explained: “The idea is to give people a chance to see the most beautiful parts of this region at a leisurely pace with enough adventure to ensure the ride is exhilarating."

GALLERY: Vespa Tour 2014

The three-day Highveld Tour will depart from Johannesburg and travel to Hazyview via Dullstroom, Lydenburg, Long Tom Pass and Sabie.

The second day will involve a scenic ride over Kowyn’s Pass with stops at God’s Window and the Three Rondawels where riders can take in the magnificent panoramic views.

The third day will be used to head back to Johannesburg via Pilgrims' Rest and the picturesque Robbers' Pass

Du Toit said: “It’s not about covering ground as quickly possible but rather to have the journey be the experience. Any Vespa rider is welcome to join us."

Other tours through 2014 include a 10-day Johannesburg-Cape Town ride via the Augrabies Falls in August 2014 and a weekend tour to Mozambique in October 2014.

Contact Louw du Toit on +27 (0)82 908 1963
Email vespaservice@trafficwhattraffic.co.za
Vespa SA's Facebook page

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