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Update from ghana

GHANA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [574]

Hi all, firstly, sorry for the impersonality that is a web blog entry. thanks for all the emails and bday wishes, while id love to reply to each of you, i think a blog entry is the smartest thing, photos are on my picasa album http://picasaweb.google.... Read more >

is there anyone still reading this......

GHANA | Saturday, 5 Jan 2008 | Views [408] | Comments [7]

so, im quite sure that anyone who may have been reading this, stopped long ago (i would have :). heres an update, touched down in accra, ghana this afternoon - marking the halfway point of my trip. ive met up with my sponser here and well be driving ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Horse Trek 3

MONGOLIA | Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | Views [568]

Over the last few days we followed a gorge that wound its way through the countryside. It had been carved out by a volcano erruption and the subsequent lava flow, and now a creek flowed through it. We reached the volcano by the last day of the trip. ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Horse Trek 2

MONGOLIA | Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | Views [1678] | Comments [2]

Most of us were starting to feel ok after a few days, at least our butts were hurting less and less each morning (note: we were using western saddles, not the wooden ones that Dimbe and Aghougar were using). I had the most trouble with my knees and ankles ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


MONGOLIA | Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | Views [535] | Comments [2] | Video

so, its much harder than it looks, hurt as much as any cycling race ive done. At the end, to show respect to your opponent, you duck under their arm. if you win, you get to do another eagle dance, and you get your hat back. ill teach it when i get back ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

The horse trek begins...

MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [2244] | Comments [1]

In the morning Dimbe saddled up all the horses, and started asigning them to riders. he had chosen horses for a few of us, and then came round to me. he looked me up and down, chose a horse for me and motioned for me to get on. as i was about to get ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Horse Trek Prolouge - Mini-Naddam

MONGOLIA | Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | Views [1280] | Comments [2]

So ive got way too many photos, and obviously cant put them all up. ive trimmed the selection but its still a lot, so the text is going to be pretty sparse, and you can just skim the photos (probably a lot more fun). The first day of the trip was actually ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Ulaan Baator - Party of 6

MONGOLIA | Sunday, 22 Jul 2007 | Views [2618] | Comments [3]

before i start - not all these photos are mine, the good ones are kelly and anika's :) We arrived back in the afternoon and met up with Anika, who had flown from Koln, via Moscow into Ulaan Baator. When we got back to our hotel we discovered that our ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Tarelj National Park

MONGOLIA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | Views [644] | Comments [4]

The park was quıte ımpressıve. On the rıde out we saw our fırst Owaa - a pıle of stones adorned wıth anythıng blue you can fınd, and that you need to walk around 3 tımes and gıve a gıft to, ın our case more stones that we could pıck up wıthın arms reach ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Gallery: Mongolia

TURKEY | Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

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MONGOLIA | Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | Views [722]

Fırst leg of the trans-mongolıan/trans-sıberıan traın trıp went ahead wıthout any hassles. To begın wıth ı was a bıt worrıed - after pıckıng up our tıckets for thıs leg (Beıjıng to Ulaan Baator) ı dıscovered that my tıcket had my old passport number ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Beijing - the city of bikes....

CHINA | Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | Views [702] | Comments [5]

... so i was always going to like it:) we didnt get much time to spend here, but i think ill have to go back. yes, the pollution is bad, and yes its dirty, but within the choas i found some kind of familiarity - dont know what that says about me. Bec ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

still alive

TURKEY | Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | Views [376]

hi all, sorry for the long sılence. after survıvıng mongolıa, russıa, stockholm and koln ım currently ın ıstanbul. ıve had some technıcal dıffıcultıes wıth my photos (my ırıver/hardrıve dıed when ı overcharged the lıthıum polymer battery) but have sorted ... Read more >

Tags: Packing & gadgets

getting started.....

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 21 Jun 2007 | Views [443] | Comments [4]

im going in less than a month. my work mates have had a countdown on the whiteboard for the past 2 months and they havnt missed a day yet. i think theyre more excited than i am. heres what im doing, wish me luck....

Tags: The Planning Phase

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