Posted in August 2013

A Taste of the Far East – China, Week 1

A Taste of the Far East – China, Week 1

Day 57 – Thursday, June 20th 2013 The descent through the steep sided valley as we made our way into China as a newly assembled convoy was a fine moment indeed. The sun had come out to play, the area was spectacular, and somehow even the infamous border guards seemed to be taking it easy … Continue reading

Kyrgyzstan – Yurts, Tall Hats, and Snowfall

Kyrgyzstan – Yurts, Tall Hats, and Snowfall

Day 46 – Sunday, June 9th 2013 They say first impressions count – and Kyrgyzstan had certainly delivered. We awoke just by the border, officially about 10 meters into the country, immediately the roads were near perfect, and within a few kilometers we were surrounded by beautiful mountains, a standard of which we had not … Continue reading

Azerbaijan Rampage

Azerbaijan Rampage

Day 29 – Thursday, May 23rd 2013 After waiting about 2 hours in no man’s land between the border of Georgia and Azerbaijan, we were finally let into the inspection area.  Unfortunately, we had to be separated as all passengers go through a different gate – so Kim walked her way through the border and … Continue reading