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Reminiscing About Leg 2 – The Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan Photo Gallery

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While I’ve been stuck in Tehran (Iran) over the last couple of weeks I’ve had the chance to reminisce about previous sections of the journey. Leg 2 from Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan was a fast paced, exciting race against the clock though…

Tajikistan and the Pamir Highway – Dushanbe to Khorog

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If Western Kazakhstan made us feel like “We’ve come on holiday by mistake”, and Uzbekistan made us feel like package tourists, then Tajikistan made us feel like pioneering adventurers – exploring the beautifully remote and dangerous corners of foreign mountain…

Bucurii colaterale

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Sunt motociclista incepatoare. Cand am plecat din Bucuresti, acum mai putin de doua luni, abia facusem 600 km pe motor. La volanul unei masini am facut chiar mai putin, poate vreo 100 km, si aia acum mai bine de o…

Dushambe, un cuibusor tadjik

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Cica nu exista rau fara bine. Pentru calatori, a fi cu ochii in patru e musai: atentie si la pericole, dar si la oportunitati efemere (vocea unei femei care rasuna in fundul alei poate vesti o petrecere, un claxon de…

Tajikistan Part 2 – The Pamir Highway and blagging my way out of the country, again!

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  I had strong suspicions that my entry back into Tajikistan wasn’t going to be straight forward. I was wrong. It was too easy. The guards who I had met at length only a week before, had forgotten me. It wasn’t like…

Tajikistan Part 1 – Magnificient Mountains, Vodka Based Team Building, Friendly Russians and a Dodgy Border Crossing

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Iskander Kul (Lake) I departed Tashkent around 7am hoping to get to the border at Buston early. I’d decided to aim for Iskander Kul which was a couple of hours north of Dushanbe. As long as I passed through the…