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From Romania 'till Today

ITALY | Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | Views [2057] | Comments [4]

Crossed into Romania and got welcome by a very similar language. From lots of gesturing and repating words louder and louder to be understood, I finally got into a country where Portuguese was the language of choice to get around. Warned by other travelers, ... Read more >

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WOW...Bulgaria and ALL its beauty!

ROMANIA | Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | Views [1177] | Comments [2]

Exhausted of going up on Bulgaria's hilly roads to Sofia, I finally arrived. The nature in Bulgaria is stunning.....but, the women are out of this world! I was quite impressed with the country's nature 'till I got to Sofia, where nature is not so strong ... Read more >

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Greece to Bulgaria...Gorgeous!

BULGARIA | Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Views [1064] | Comments [2]

Int eh Europena side, I met Yusuf, my long ago friend. We had a good time around Istanbul - lots of walking and going up stairs. It was great to meet someone who I already knew before. Spent around 4 dyas in Istanbul, met Jason once again for a friends ... Read more >

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Goodbye Asia...Hello Europe!

TURKEY | Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | Views [952]

Back to the beach! Black sea was a great adding to my riding in Turkey. It was quite hot during the day; I enjoyed the sea and the water falls across from the sea at as much as I could. From the border 'till Rize, I had the sea on my right, and waterfalls ... Read more >

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I got a sheep killed!

TURKEY | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [2599] | Comments [1]

Yup...they killed a sheep right there. It took about 25 minuted 'till the boy opened, cleaned, and got it on the grill - delicious. At the same place, I made other friends who helped me out getting in touvh w/ my contact in T'bilisi - Jumber Lezhava.... Read more >

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Shot out 2

GEORGIA | Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | Views [1045] | Comments [2]

THe first shot missed me for a table...I kept still on my chair, but my concerns were growing as I saw ppl moving around near me. As expected, the shots didn't stop and the third one came straight to me. No way I could dodge it! As my friend Ivan Berzin, ... Read more >

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Shoot out

AZERBAIJAN | Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | Views [1584] | Comments [1]

Sorry, I had to stop at that question. Just the memory of it gave me a black out and I passed out. There they were: Turkham (Tuka) and Margo. Tuka was who I had been contacting by e-mail, but Margo was who had set my stay in Baku. She was staying at ... Read more >

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Azerbaijan's border to Baku

AZERBAIJAN | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Views [2256]

 The customs agents on the Az’s side were more concerned on check if my passport was fake than to check on my bags or bike. After checking my passport against the light and folding its page a 100 times, they told me: - Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos, Andre! ... Read more >

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Bye Bye Iran - Salam Azerbaijan

AZERBAIJAN | Sunday, 22 Jul 2007 | Views [2058] | Comments [3]

Rasht to Astara Before I left Rudsar to Rasht, I asked Behrooz to call my contact, Mr. Nikibina, and get me an address. With an address in hands, there would be no chance I’d miss my contact. Arrived in Rasht and headed to Azodi Sport Complex ... Read more >

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Iran - Tehran to Astara with a VIP stop in Rudsar

IRAN | Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | Views [3443]

Arrived in Tehran around half-passed noon, it was hot and humid. I couldn’t see the sea anymore; I needed to find another a way to refresh myself. Called Koosha to get his friend’s number. Got the number and called; a voice on the other side said: You ... Read more >

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Iran: Bojnurd toTehran

IRAN | Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | Views [2373] | Comments [1]

On my way to Bojnurd, I met Ahmad Isatolah, a cyclist coming from Northeast of Iran, heading to Mashad by bicycle. He was as surprised and happy as me to meet another biker. He couldn’t speak English, and my Farsi is as good as my Russian - none. We gestured ... Read more >

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Iran - Mashad to Quchan

IRAN | Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [2757] | Comments [11]

Afghanistan was behind, but not past. Its memory was fresh and very warm. Its people and its nature had impressed and certainly changed me a lot. But now, it was time to enjoy Iran. I had heard from other travelers that Iran was a country of nice people…They ... Read more >

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Afghanistan to Iran

IRAN | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [1302] | Comments [2]

Arrived in Charcharan, the capital of Gor province. On arrival, I met Hassam, an US interpreter. He was working for the US army based at the Lithuania Army base. There were 4 countries sharing that base: Lithuania, USA, Croatia and another one that I ... Read more >

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Pakistan to Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [2348] | Comments [1]

Here we go…"You cannot cross the Kyber Pass by bike! "Said the officer, and more: "To cross to Afghanistan you need an escort, a soldier." Had the visa and the Tribal authorization, needed a soldier. My last day in Peswar, Pakistan, ... Read more >

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The Heat is On!

PAKISTAN | Saturday, 12 May 2007 | Views [1198] | Comments [6]

60km from the Afgahn border, at Peswar city. Historical city, Peswar was ground for some famous explorers, conquerors, and tyrans - Alexander the Great, Marco Polo, Genghis Khan, Timur, Bakur, and ME, Rodrigo The Stubborn. Peswar is famous for being ... Read more >

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Pakistan VIP style

PAKISTAN | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Views [1685] | Comments [5]

My last days in India were in Amritsar, 30km away from the Pakistane border. Amritsar is a a city known for it´s large Sikh population and it´s temple - Golden Temple. Incredible! The temple is a number of buildings surrounding this man-made pool where ... Read more >

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Nepal is a MUST.

INDIA | Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | Views [2983] | Comments [5]

I've been trying to find words to describe Nepal, but I jut can't find to represent a deep breath before you say "beautiful." Riding in Nepal has been a constant switch of feelings from pleasent, revigorating, relaxing to exciting, mind-blowing and WOW.... Read more >

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India again...but just for a little!

INDIA | Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | Views [738]

Finish my ride in Bangladesh...missing already (not the water!)Rode my way up to Shiliguri, the link city for surrounding countries to trade and smuggle "goods." Sort of a big city, yet better than Calcutta to ride trough, Shilliguri shows ... Read more >

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Bye Bye Bangla!

TAIWAN | Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | Views [806] | Comments [3]

Spent two days in Dhaka . The usual big city - traffic, lots of ppl, poluttion; yet, better than Calcutta . Made a few good friends. Looking for a internet café, I met Mr. Syed Shah MD Munir, a real state Chief engineer, and later Coo. ATM Mesbahuddin ... Read more >

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Bangladesh Rocks!

BANGLADESH | Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | Views [1133] | Comments [2]

   Arrived in Khulna District. On the way to the city I spotted something going on in a school near by the road, got it, the usual - swarmed by curios ppl. They took me to sit in the middle of a crowd who were attentiously looking at a setup stage, ... Read more >

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