So far in Uzbekistan – Mike 2

13th July 2015: Our crossing into Uzbekistan was long slow challenging experience. The good Kazahak folks let us out no worries when we finally found the correct border crossing. That took 3 tries. It turned out we had to drive 100 km around to South of Tashekent ( Tashhkent the capital of Uzbekistan is quite ...

Road Noise – Mike

12th July 2015: Speed bumps,road works, check points. and U-turns . These are some of the challenges of this tour. The U-turn is our favourite…. I get to navigate most of the time … Using Pocket Earth we set of from where ever we are … Often a largish city and invariable we need find ...

Zen and the art of Peugeot maintenance – Mike 3

6th July 2015: This is a little tribute to what is necessary to keep the cars on the road. But before I start I need to pay tribute Robert Prisig …. The author of “Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance: An Inquiry into Values” , (first published in 1974, is a work of philosophical ...

Desperate Travellers. Almati, Kazakhstan – Mike 1

6th July 2015: Earlier today Barry and I got called “desperate traveller” by a very nice and very well spoken Kazhah lady at our picnic spot today. …and I guess we are. She was being very nice and amazed that we had driven so far and still a long way to go. We did not ...
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