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Puch Maxi goes to Kazakhstan

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Puch Maxi goes to Kazakhstan After yesterdays session at the mechanic Day 17 is another Rest day without anything moped-related. I walked around the Citycentre a bit but there wasn’t a whole lot to see. Interestingly enough though Barnaul has a lot of buildings still built from Timbers, something you cerntainly won’t see in a […]

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The Altai Part 2

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The Altai Part 2   Waking up on Day 14 I was glad I decided to get into a Hotel, the night got pretty chilly and it even rained a bit, I actually woke up at 7 but didn’t get out of bed until 8. After a Coffee at the Hotel I departed into the […]

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Riding the Altai

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Riding the Altai After the exhausting day yesterday I slept very well and started Day 12 around 9am after cooking myself some breakfast in the Hotel/Hostel Kitchen. But soon after departing I noticed that my Maxi hat almost no Power anymore, I was battling headwinds on a flat road and despite flooring it, could barely […]

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Crazy ride to the Border

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The crazy Ride to the Border Day 9 is another Rest day, i need to gather for the next leg of the trip which will bring me to the border with russia. I spend the day getting my dirty Laundry cleaned and walk around Ulaangom, not really a big city that also doesn’t have a […]

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The Road to Ulaangom

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The Road to Ulaangom On Day 7 I got up rather early toghether with the rest of the Mongolians at my Hotel, since the breakfast wasn’t really any good I just had breakfast in my room. At around 8 i left the Hotel towards Songino and still inside Tosontsengel the pavement already stopped.  The first […]

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A cold Day in Mongolia

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A cold Day in Mongolia Day 5 greets me with snow covering the ground at 7 in the morning. Had a great breakfast at Tungas Guesthouse with some sweet bread, that tasted similar to gingerbread, and onto that you could put either butter or a paste made from cooked almost caramellized milk, if i understood […]

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A Travelcompanion

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A Travelcompanion   Day 3 starts with a great breakfast at the guesthouse, over the food Eddie and I discuss our routes for tomorrow and realise we have the same target for today, Tariat. So this is a race now? Well not really, after breakfast Eddie headed of to the main road to find a […]

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Time to hit the Road

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    Time to Leave   Day 1 it is finally time to start my journey back home. I got up early to pack and head out of the city before everything gets clogged, but since there were quite a few people from the guesthouse who wanted to see the Puch Maxi all geared up, […]

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Preparations

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Everything that goes into planning a Moped Tour from Mongolia to Austria   Well first you have to come up with what you want to do, for me that was a mixture of a previous travel attempt by Puch Maxi, an interest in the Mongol rally and old Stories from people who travelled by Moped […]

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No going back now

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Mongolia-Austria 2018 “No going back now” It has actually happened, no way to turn back now. Not too long ago my Moped was picked up at home to be sent to Ulanbaataar and I will fly out in May to recover it from customs and drive back home. But lets go a bit back, why […]