Archive for July, 2010

Fw: Mongolia Sun 25th July

— On Wed, 28/7/10, Kevin Browne <guzzioverland@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: From: Kevin Browne <guzzioverland@yahoo.co.uk>Subject: Mongolia Sun 25th JulyTo: “post post” <post@guzzioverland.posterous.com>Date: Wednesday, 28 July, 2010, 18:24 Mongolia Sun 25th July. Arrived bright and early 8.45 at border of Russia/Mongolia it turns out as the border has been closed for 3 days a number of people are now […]

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Posting Blogs

Sorry for the updates all in one hit it’s hard when stuff is happening you just get on with whatever needs doing. Also free camping 3 days then stopping there’s a lot to catch up on. We do appreiciate your thoughts and comments. The next three weeks will be tough given all the tales about […]

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Mongolia Sun 25th July

Mongolia Sun 25th July. Arrived bright and early 8.45 at border of Russia/Mongolia it turns out as the border has been closed for 3 days a number of people are now trying to get through having hung around for 3 days so our timing was spot on. It also turned out to be very social […]

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Russia part 2

The main road was almost as breathtaking with views but much easier. Our bike has now taken on a kiln dried look as the Altai mud has dried rock hard and requires chipping off it also has a scary front end shake, worse on cold tyres and tarmac so Kev has to do all he […]

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Russia

We thought given the hassle needed for the visa the crossing into Russia would be hard work but we had smiling guards and a relaxed atmosphere just the usual paperwork run around, 3hrs and we were in. Caught slightly unaware we instantly lose an hour so head for the nearest town for money and supplies […]

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Route to Russia

We have fairly good roads and make good progress stopping at some lakes each day for a quick dip as it has gone hot again. The landscape has gone back to steppe and it is hard to find a camp, spying one we pull off into a lovely little valley hardly used and make camp. […]

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Almaty after all

We have been blessed with some fabulous days in Astana that we wouldn’t have had and been introduced to so many lovely people. We went out for a ride with the local bike club one of who lives near lake Bikal in Russia so we had some insider info on roads petrol etc. We tried […]

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Kazakhstan update

Kazakhstan has been a country of extremes, extreme temperatures, extreme frustration and extreme kindness. The temperature has cooled a little now, I think the hot weather in the UK has probably come across Europe from here. Our frustration is partly that we cannot get our Mongolian visa in Astana and we will have to travel […]

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Doh

Just a quick blog to say thanks to the person on facebook who asked for more photos. We have been busily uploading pictures to the site which shares with flickr facebook etc so I wondered why there wasn’t enough. On checking again it seems our mobiles were set for private viewing only! Doh (slaps forehead) SORRY […]

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Thank you

We just want to say a big thank you to all who comment on our blogs it comes straight to our email and it’s great to know what you all think of our adventures, it cheers us up no end please keep them coming. The pictures have been a bit sporadic of late as we […]

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