July 2011 - Page 1

July 2011

A Boat Trip to Baku - and Approaching the Shade of Europe

How we caught the boat across the Caspian, and pressed on for a Georgian rendez-vous...

Man vs Road

The hardest part....across the western Kazakh steppe to the Caspian Sea

GO, GO, G'O'Zbekistan!!

So begins an 8 day blitz to the Caspian Sea....

Desert Riding, Cold Drinks and Khiva

A tough section - 470km from Bukhara to Khiva...

Beds of Sickness, Bug Pits and Boiling Hot in Bukhara

The road to Bukhara and the ancient city itself...

The road to Samarqand

...travel notes on the way to one of the jewels of Central Asia...

The Centre of the World

Tashkent - the old and the new...