Whacky Wagah (Part 2: The Closing Ceremony)

Days 165-167: 31/08/19-02-09/19Location: Amritsar, IndiaMiles Driven: 4We had a few days at the hotel, ticking bits off of our never-ending to do list. This included servicing the car - a task that we are undertaking every 5000 miles during the trip. The hotel parking was right next to the street, so, much to the joy... Continue Reading →

Wacky Wagah (Part 1: Crossing the border)

Day 160: 26/8/19Location: Amritsar, IndiaMiles Driven: 49With only a few days before our Pakistan visa expired, it was time to say goodbye. Unfortunately for India, our arrival into the country did not provide a great example of the country or its people. Writing this several weeks later, I'm afraid to say that it set the... Continue Reading →

A cold night in the mountains

Day 151: 17/08/19Location: Chutran, PakistanMiles Driven: 58After a week at the Madina Guesthouse we were packing the car ready to leave. Yaqoob (the manager) came over to say good morning and was disappointed to discover that we were leaving. We had told him the previous evening but he had misunderstood and thought we were leaving... Continue Reading →

A big bag of plums

Day 143: 09/08/19Location: Gilgit, PakistanMiles Driven: 68Our day started in a gorgeous wild camping spot, in the valley, not too far from the Hunza river. From the top of the hill came three teenage boys, making their way down the steep mountainside with expertise rivalled only by mountain goats. The previous night Chris had chatted... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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