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Merry Flippin Christmas – A Letter from Boris

Merry Flippin Christmas – A Letter from Boris

Dear Jonny, What do you think your playing at mate?! I’ve been faithfully carrying you around the Central Asian continent for 8 months now and how do you repay me? You get us stranded in Zahedan, Iran. The one country in the region where you can’t access any cash to buy your way out of trouble, and the one region in the country where security is so high you can’t move around to get me fixed. This is a fine pickle...

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Thailand – Changing Plans, Racing the Clock and Bangkok Dangerous!!

Thailand – Changing Plans, Racing the Clock and Bangkok Dangerous!!

Entering into Thailand was pretty straightforward to be fair. Things were going pretty smoothly on the border crossing front. I was back on the road and heading for Bangkok where I was planning to leave Boris for a few weeks before entering Myanmar. Well, that was the plan until about 1pm that day. The fateful email from our Myanmar tour agent broke the bad news. Trouble on the India side of the border had led to the Indian government...

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Crossing into Thailand from Laos with Your Vehicle (At Vientiane / Nong Khai)

Crossing into Thailand from Laos with Your Vehicle (At Vientiane / Nong Khai)

I recently crossed into Thailand from Laos at the Vientiane / Nong Khai border. As I was after a 60 day visa for me and my truck I thought I’d share the process I went through. Exit Vientiane Drive your vehicle as far to the front as possible then park and get out. Head to any of the offices with your departure slip and passport. Hand it in to one window (for immigration) and you should get it back from the next window. Then you got...

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Introducing Boris – Part 2 (The Film)

Introducing Boris – Part 2 (The Film)

Here is part 2 of the introduction to Boris. Enjoy This short film was put together by Joby Newsom, my expedition film editor. You can follow him on twitter @Jnewson. Check it out in HD. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestTumblrEmailLinkedInPocketRedditPrintLike this:Like...

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Guest Blog: Too Many Adapters – The Central Asia Technology Challenge

Guest Blog: Too Many Adapters – The Central Asia Technology Challenge

Recently I produced my first guest blog for the website www.toomanyadapters.com. Given the technology I have on my expedition they asked me to share my approach to the tech challenge facing The Great Game Expedition. It was my biggest and most detailed blog yet. 18 months of preparation resulted in the technology challenge I now have ahead of me. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the post. You can check out my guest blog here....

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Introducing Boris – Part 1 (The Film)

Introducing Boris – Part 1 (The Film)

You have heard about him. Now it’s time to meet him. Introducing my mate Boris. Enjoy This short film was put together by Joby Newsom, my expedition film editor. You can follow him on twitter @Jnewson. Check it out in HD. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestTumblrEmailLinkedInPocketRedditPrintLike this:Like...

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