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We made it!

So we made it to Ulaanbaatar! A bit late getting this up, but we’ve all been pretty busy getting jobs and stuck in to Uni. Had a great four days in the capital seeing such exciting as the International Puzzle museum (Way more … Continue reading

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Day 36 – Mongolia

We woke up outside Olgii and all plowed into our one ambulance, looking forward to our first full day with all seven members of the team in one vehicle. Soon after setting out, we found a man sitting by the … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Truckin’ through Kazakhstan

We woke up to find the mosquito swarm had planned to ambush us on leaving the tents and we were promptly surrounded. We decided to make a quick escape and left without washing up or eating breakfast with the intention … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Kazakhstan – Tyre Graveyard

An early wake up at 6 o’clock got us onto the road at half 6 for a long days drive. We set off towards Kazahkstan’s second city Almaty and then headed North to try and reach the Balksah Koli Lake … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Uzbekistan – Kazakhstan

When we woke up the temperature had dropped vastly to a chilly 24C which had some of the team contemplating a hoody for the first time in weeks. A short 70km drive got us to the Capital of Uzbekistan, Toshkent. … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Uzbekistan

We woke up a little earlier than usual as we had a long list of things to get done, formost, repair the shock on Adventure that had been knocking about for the last few days, as well as refuelling the … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Uzbekistan

The roads started out really quite nice, and we made excellent progress for the first few hours. Pulled over for some food in Tortkol, just outside Urganch, and after a little searching found a place that would accept our US … Continue reading

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Day 10 Romania – Bulgaria – Turkey

After waking up on the beach and enjoying a morning dip in the black sea, we started to get some breakfast ready. Before the water had even started to boil, a local man turned up and without knowing barely any … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 9/7/12 – Germany!

After a fantastic evening in Amsterdam, taking in ALL the sights, we woke up after a great sleep next to a river. Again leaving nice and early for a long drive across all of Germany to Prague, roughly 550 miles………or … Continue reading

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It’s all starting to come together!

It’s been a big week! We’ve booked our flights back from Ulaanbaatar and we’ll be flying through Beijing! We’re all pretty excited about this as we’ll get to experience a bit of Chinese culture in the 18 hours between our … Continue reading

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