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The Interactive Route Map is now live!!

The Interactive Route Map is now live!!

For the best part of a year I have been working on a way to create an interactive map that would help bring my journey to life. I wanted a way to combine my actual route map (made from satellite tracking points every 10 minutes on the road for over 6 months and counting), my blogs (to date this is 106th published post with just over half the posts going live while I’ve been on the road), my films (19 adventure / journey related...

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

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

Recently I produced my second 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. Five months into the journey, I’ve now had the chance to test my equipment thoroughly. Here is the report on the expedition performance to date. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the post. You can check out my...

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Once upon a time in Turkmenistan, The White Pearl of Central Asia and a watching Big Brother

Once upon a time in Turkmenistan, The White Pearl of Central Asia and a watching Big Brother

Waking up in Turkmenistan it felt like I’d gone back in time. The massive hotel was new but felt old. Down in the dining room at breakfast I got the chance to enjoy some cigarette smoke with my coffee, from the table next door. And it was the start of the new cash only world. A cash world that had two currencies. New Manats and Old Manats. They hadn’t bothered to phase out the old currency. However the US dollar was king. If I...

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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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Boats, Borders and a Braking Boris

Boats, Borders and a Braking Boris

Hi everybody, I just wanted to say a quick hello. Technology challenges in ‘The Stans’ are making it difficult to update you on my progress. Since I left Tbilisi the days have been a blur. Boats (3 days on a leaky cargo boat), Borders (Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) and Boris have been keeping me occupied. Don’t fret some blog updates are on their way once I can get a decent Internet connection. I’m...

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Live Route Tracking Map – Follow My Journey

Adios everybody, I’ve just left London today. I’m cruising towards Dover and a first night near Calais. You can follow my journey via the live route tracking map linked to my Delorme Satellite Tracker. You can zoom in and out by using the options on the left hand side of the map. https://share.delorme.com/JonBeardmore Enjoy You can find this link on the route tab on the website. Share...

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