Having survived the tunnel of death I reached Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan! I arrived late at night I ended up at one of the most popular Overlander hostels. I planned to stay so I could do a service on the bike. I spent a couple of days trying to get (and not necessarily succeeding)... Continue Reading →
Tajikistan Part 1: The 7 lakes and the tunnel of death!
This country was a big mystery to me, I hadn’t done much research on it and I wasn’t even sure that I would go through it when I was sitting in my comfortable computer chair at home planning my route (What I would give to sit in that chair as I write this!). Looking at... Continue Reading →
How the Corona virus is affecting my travel plans
What's my plan? Long story short: Find a beach in Thailand and wait it out until I can continue through Malaysia and Indonesia. Cold beer, food and trails to ride nearby the beach would be perfect. The full story: 6.3.20 I’d planned to go to Vietnam on the 11th. On Friday the 6th March I... Continue Reading →
Laos: My Experience – A land of Limestone mountains and adventure
Laos blew me away with its amazing mountains, pretty waterfalls and most of all it’s relatively untouched by the western influence once you go outside of the tourist attractions. I arrived from Cambodia, to me there was an instance difference. The landscape was much more green and the trees had returned! First stop was the... Continue Reading →
How I snapped my subframe on my CRF250 Rally & how I resolved it!
Contents: What I was carrying & how it snappedMy 4,000km temporary fixThe long term fixThe reinforcements What I was carrying & how it snapped: As those of you that have been following me will know, I snapped my subframe in India! Yes, I was carrying too much but don’t we all?! (23 kg right on... Continue Reading →
My Experience of: Thailand – Entry issues – Version 1
25/11/2019 - 26/11/2019 Entry issues Entrance: TachilekExit: Huay Xai Before entering Thailand, it was known that it there could be an issue with been able to ride my bike through Thailand. About 1 month before I tried to enter Thailand, a group of other travelers tried to enter and came across a problem. When they... Continue Reading →
My Experience of: Myanmar or as I keep saying Myanamar!
19/11/2019 - 25/11/2019 I was greatly looking forward to seeing Myanmar but mostly getting out of India do to reasons mentioned in the India write up. (India write up coming soon!) I had met 4 out of the 6 others that I would be traveling with by the time of the night before. The group... Continue Reading →