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Torugart Pass

This is an account of how we crossed the Torugart Pass at 3752m from Kyrgzstan to China. 10/May 68km from Ak-Beyit, we reached a caravan (wagon) site and were stopped in front of a “Militia Post” (Police checkpoint). Our passports … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan … climbing the pass!!

Hello people! How’s life … wherever u are! We’ve reached and actually been in this country of many mountains for 13 days already. Cold, lots of uphills (that’s to say much downhill as well and still climbing on. The border … Continue reading

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Answers for Road Quiz #1

Yo guys! We’re here in Tashkent, Uzbekistan! Ah … and now, without further ado, the answers …. drumroll please … 1. Which has been the most mentioned country’s name by us & locals? Ans – It has to be the … Continue reading

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Changing of seasons … snow to rain

Hey ppl! We’re in Uzbekistan! Actually in a week’s time we should be reaching Tashkent, the capital. In the days that passed, we’ve cycled in snow weather but that has come to an end. Winter is leaving and Spring is … Continue reading

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Our careless mistake!

This is the photo that led to the theft of my Nikon digital camera. I was approached by a tall young man in camouflaged army uniform when i was registering at the Lehap state border checkpoint. It was noon time … Continue reading

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Year of the Rooster

Coming Feb 9th will be the most important day on the Chinese calendar – Chinese New Year! A time for family reunion, rejoice and the start of our new year. From our first Chinese meal in Finland to Hungary’s mooncakes, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

January 7th midnight, we left Baku bound for Turkmenistan on a ferry across the Caspian Sea. We only stepped on Central Asia soil on Jan 9th. The unforgettable ordeal to cross the Caspian Sea started from Azerbaijan soil … Baku, … Continue reading

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On the road quiz # 01

Hey guys! We’ve found out a few surprising things along this journey. heehee … want to make a guess for the findings? 1. Which has been the most mentioned country’s name by us & locals? 2. Which word has been … Continue reading

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Disastrous waves …

We were on the roads of Azerbaijan when we were told by the locals that our country has suffered an enormous earthquake! For the next few days, as we saw footage of the disaster on the local news (not knowing … Continue reading

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Hols Gediniz … Gule Gule

8 days ago, we closed another chapter in our journey home. For 6 weeks, over 20 villages, towns, cities & remote locations, we were doused with hospitality difficult to express in words. We had entered Turkey warm and sunny. Although … Continue reading

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