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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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Leg 2 of 5 – Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan

Leg 2 of 5 – Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan to At-Bashi, Kyrgyzstan After crossing the Caspian Sea from Baku to Turkmenbashi, its a race across the country to exit within the 5 days allowed with the transit visa. A potential visit to north Afghanistan is an option time permitting, at the same time as driving the Pamir highway. I need to be on the Kyrgystan border ready to cross into China on June 20th 2013. Here I will rendezvous with a...

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Leg 1 – London to Azerbaijan

This is the first of a series of blogs detailing the planned route and itinerary for the trip. Leg 1a – London, UK to Donetsk, Ukraine The journey to Donetsk is a fairly brisk section as I’m planning to get to Central Asia as quickly as possible. Visa’s Required – None (for UK Passport) Distance – 2073 miles Time – 11 days Leg 1b –  Donetsk, Ukraine to Baku, Azerbaijan This section is when the...

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