Nothing to see in Kazakhstan

Day 64: 22/05/19Location: Uralsk, KazakhstanMiles Driven: 0Our first couple of days in Kazakhstan were spent catching up on various jobs: withdrawing local currency, purchasing a local sim card, washing our clothes and bedding at the launderette, and filling up the fridge. We stayed in a cheap hostel that was cheap for a reason. The decor... Continue Reading →

The road from Russia to Kazakhstan

Small detour near to Saratov (Russia) to the landing site of the first man in space - Yuri Gagarin Days 57 to 62: 15/05/19 - 20/05/19Location: Rylsk to Ozinki, RussiaMiles Driven: 906Despite being nearly 1000 miles, our journey through Russia (from Ukraine to Kazakhstan) was more or less a straight easterly line on more or... Continue Reading →

Roam(ania)

Day 29: 17/04/19Location: Fruska Gora, Serbia - Cebz, RomaniaMiles driven: 95After five fairly average days in Serbia, it was time to move on. The flat landscapes of Romania, and with them, (we hoped) less rain and hotter temperatures, were calling us. The border took 20 minutes to cross. Slowed down firstly by the Serbian customs... Continue Reading →

Never mind the weather…

Day 20: 08/04/19Location: Blagaj, Bosnia & HerzegovinaMiles Driven: 0Rain, cards, more welcome drinks, more rain. We did manage to walk our way up to Blagaj Castle between the rain showers Yet to see any wildlife we don't get at home, we were pretty impressed by the size of this snail on our way up to... Continue Reading →

A Lucky Day

Day 14: 02/04/19Location: Omisalj, CroatiaMiles Driven: 106 What can possibly go wrong on a day with this as the wake up view! Driving from one wild camping spot to another, Chris rolled down the window and cocked his head to the side. This is never a good sign. Window down and cocked head means that... Continue Reading →

A Whistle-Stop Tour Of Slovenia

Day 11: 30/03/19Location: Venice, Italy (AM), Bled Hostel, Lake Bled, Slovenia (PM)Miles Driven: 155After a slow get up we headed east (bit of a given really) towards Slovenia. On the horizon was a snow topped mountain range. Wonderfully foreboding, it acted as a nice piece of symbolism to mark the part of our journey in... Continue Reading →

A weekend in Venice

“Shall we have a weekend in Venice?” - Chris suggested a few days before we left the UK whilst we were watching TV. We’d put on ‘race around the world’ - 5 couples have £2600 to get from London to Singapore by land without phones or credit cards. As we watched the couples make their... Continue Reading →

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