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Cycling Central Asia – The Film

Sweaty, itchy beards. Pounding 45°C desert heat. Lung-implodingly high mountain passes. Cows in lime-green Ladas. More friendly kids than an extremely enthusiastic baseball coach could high-five in the busiest of baseball seasons, and so much more vodka than even the most serious Russian alcoholic could ever dream of consuming. Months of adventure whittled down to [...]

Khorog, Tajikistan – A Short Film

Khorog, Tajikistan Once upon a time a few months ago… Here’s five minutes of footage we filmed during our two days of confinement to our hostel in Khorog. It was quite unnerving re-watching and listening to all the recordings… I’m not sure ‘enjoy’ is the right word, but have a watch when you’ve got time. [...]

Tajikistan… Last of the Pamir tourists

Sardines, vodka and AK-47s. With the comforting burn of vodka coursing through my body (and a little bit dribbling through my beard) I was shoved out of the way as the soldier reached underneith the pillow on the bed we were sitting on, and, laughing, pulled out his AK-47. He handed it over to us [...]

Four on Eight Wheels becomes Six on Twelve!!

So two continued to be four as we crossed over another border into Uzbekistan. Stopping at a hospital for lunch (as you do) within an hour of being in the country we found the Uzbeks to be a very friendly and helpful bunch. They were keen to aid Pete with a new look in Bukhara, [...]