Category Archives: Progress update

Posts updating the world to the lastest team progress!

Day 30 – Astana, Greatest Capital in the world!

After a good nights sleep we set off early to get to the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. Upon arriving we were instantly struck at how empty it was, until we realised that it was 9am on a Sunday morning. We … 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 24 – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan

After an incredible night spent camping next to the gas craters, we awoke at eight o’clock in the morning to already blazing heat and suddenly realised that we were in the middle of a desert! The mercury was rising rapidly … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Turkmenistan

After a cramped night with the whole team in the two ambulances, the next morning turned out to be an eventful one… We soon realised that the car park in the centre of Ashgabat that we had decided to camp … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Turkmenbashi – Ashgabat

No sooner having left the border in Turkmenbashi we ran into the Turkmenistan authorities again. For reasons unknown, we were pulled over by the police. All four of our vehicles (our ambulances, the Drift King’s Transit van and Warren Point’s … Continue reading

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Day 21 – No-Mans-Land

Early morning docking gave us some spectacular views of Turkmenistan. A completely different landscape to the one we left on the East of the Caspian Sea. Big mountains of rock, with no clusters of trees or bushes in sight. The … Continue reading

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