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    Trevor and Audrey Stafford say a highlight was seeing Mt Everest on a clear day.

    Motorbikes have always been a key part of Trevor and Audrey Stafford’s relationship.

    Trevor showed Audrey his bike the second day they met, then on their honeymoon they drove a motorbike around Europe.

    So it was only fitting that the pair celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with an 84-day ride across Europe and Asia.


    The pair arrived in London on their anniversary – March 26 – and spent a month sorting out what was to come, Trevor said.

    “We travelled to 17 countries so the plan was to find a motorbike, to get all the visas. Insurance was a headache,” he said.

    They left London on April 21 and started their journey which would culminate in Beijing, China 84 days later.

    Trevor and Audrey Stafford at the border of Azerbaijan.

    You can read the full story on stuff.co.nz: https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/bikes/96517260/auckland-couple-celebrate-40-years-by-traversing-continents

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