One More Note on the Website Update

Hello – I just wanted to post a quick message to ask readers to visit the site in the next few weeks and comment on changes.  I’m working on a more inviting display, playing around with the categories, flow of the website and restructuring city articles to be more informative and less personal.  I’ll still…

An Update on the Website

The motorbikes of Southeast Asia have not taken me out yet nor did I succumb to some funky jungle disease – half of my right cornea did though – but I have been quite lazy and dismissive about this blogging experiment this past year, which will now be rectified.  After a very simple and undramatic…

From The U.K. to Mongolia: Puppy Love in Russia

After a paranoid night of intermittent naps, I woke up with relief at not having been emotionally or physically scarred by a disturbance in the night.  Knowing full well we’d have another challenging day of border crossings and grappling with insurance agents, we got an early start to our 10th day of driving across Europe.…

From The U.K. to Mongolia: The Armpit of Ukraine

After the wallet drain that was our one night in Odessa, Dillion and I were keen to continue driving through Ukraine with as few setbacks as possible and planned the most direct route to Russia possible.  This entailed driving through agricultural and industrial southern Ukraine while skipping over the peninsula, Crimea.  Little did we know…