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First two weeks back on the road (Xinjiang and Kazakhstan)

At last the winter had passed and it was time to get back to spending my days outside, on the road on Stella. Although I enjoyed my time in Urumqi, certainly not regretting spending the winter there; I made some good friends and was genuinely upset about leaving. However, I left Dalian, almost a year […]

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(Almost) Mugged in Mongolia

Thus far, on all my travels I have been very lucky in meeting mostly amazing people. Even travelling through West Africa I was never threatened or  felt in too much danger. Yesterday I met my first ‘bad apple’. I started the day off as normal, and within 5 minutes met a Shepard who asked me […]

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Where am I now?

If you’re interested you can follow my progress (or lack of) of my ride back to the UK. Click on the link below to see where I am.

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Reflections on two months in Russia.

As you’ve probably noticed I update very rarely these days. Part of the reason is it’s not so easy to spend time writing when you’re in your tent, tired and dirty after a day’s ride. Another reason is I’ve become slightly disillusioned with the whole travel blogging industry. Every man and his dog seems to […]

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To Chita: 2,000odd kms of Hills, Mosquitos, friendly locals and wilderness

I left Khabarovsk excited about what lay ahead. I wasn’t too sure what to expect. I’d been fantasizing about this part of the map for the best part of a year. Now I was actually riding it! The road was still good, and flat. The Mosquitos however were something else! In Australia growing up I always […]

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