Monthly Archives: October 2011

‘Sorry mate, Pakistan’s closed’. India Off. Becoming The Dragon… (October 10th – 22nd)

It was 230 odd K to Kashgar from the border, partly on rocky Pamir-esque roads, partly on good roads. The Chinese were in the process of making a new road so there was loads of construction. When passing through small … Continue reading

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Entering The Dragon (October 6th – 10th)

‘Take the alley by a row of kiosks … Take a diagonal right at the rubbish dump and turn left at the 2nd apartment, 3rd entrance on the top floor’. So went the description of how to find Osh Guesthouse … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan (October 1st – 5th)

Hello and greetings from Kyrgyzstan. I had hoped to finally get round to uploading the photos for the last entries but I shouldn’t have been so optimistic. When I try to access WordPress here I can only limited-access, not full … Continue reading

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Life Around 4000 Metres (September 23rd – 30th)

The road out of the Wakhan continued to climb. Once again we bumped into the Swiss couple Leo and Franciska who had hired their bike in Bishkek, and we also bumped back into the German couple with whom we had … Continue reading

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The Wakhan Valley (September 19th – 22nd)

We picked up a few last bits n bobs at the bazaar in Khorog and with the help of a few locals we made our way over the bridge to the start of the Wakhan valley. As soon as we … Continue reading

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