Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tashanta – Tsagannuur

To Enter Mongolia from the west is to arrive at the end of the world. From Kazakhstan, we traversed nearly  1000km of Russian wilderness to reach the Mongolia frontier. Rugged mountains, dense forest and towns straight from Dr. Zhiavago created … Continue reading

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J.Lo and Marc Broke Up. In Other News, We Completed the Mongol Rally Today

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Ulaan Baatar is Not Veryfaar

We’ve reached the final checkpoint in Arvaikheer about 400km southwest of Ulaanbaatar…we’re planning one more night camped out and then a sprint to the finish Tuesday morning. We regret that our rear bumper, headlights, and rear brakes will not finish … Continue reading

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Russian Into Mongolia

Will file a more thorough report in a few days but this is just an update to let you all know that WE MADE IT INTO MONGOLIA!!! We drove 1000km through some of the most stunning scenery I have ever … Continue reading

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Steppe It Up

After a few great days spent in Kyrgyzstan spent in the company of new friends, 20,000 ft. mountains, strippers, and great Lebanese food, we headed to Kazakhstan on Saturday afternoon. Pulling into the border, we found ourselves confronted with a balaclava and … Continue reading

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One More Thing

You all have to re-read my post about getting into Turkmenistan because I was finally able to add the corresponding map which took a really long time to draw. K thanks.

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Status Update

Ok let’s make a few things clear. First, I am sorry for the relative radio silence over the past week or so. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan both block WordPress from their servers so I had to rely on an old work … Continue reading

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