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Goodbye Honda, Welcome back Puch!

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Maxi I’m coming for you! 02. July 2018 Said Goodbye to all the nice people in the Hostel and left around 10:30, it’s getting really hot now. Had a break from the sun at a Busstation, when a local came up and started talking to me, ended up being a 20min conversation held completely through […]

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Back in Kirgistan

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Back in Kirgistan   29 June 2018 Had Breakfast with my crazy american friend and then we split up again, even though we were going in the same direction. The Ride was very smooth until I reached the famous AK-Baital Pass, which is the highest motorable Pass on the Pamir Highway and pretty far up […]

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With a Moped along the Afghan Border – The Wakhan Valley

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The Wakhan Valley 25. June 2019 Taking a brake from riding today in Khorog, slept like a baby after the demanding ride through the Bartang valley. The day was mostly spent talking with other travellers at the Pamir Lodge, editing photos and trying to access the internet. In the Evening I went to the only […]

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Crossing Kyrgyzstan

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Crossing Kyrgyzstan 19. June 2018 Well I promised to tell you why I had a bad night so here we go. When going to bed I could already see the beginnings of a lightningstorm in the distance and around Midnight it finally reached me. I woke up to intense lightning and thunder which had me […]

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A new Moped

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A new Moped 15. June 2018 At 10am I left my Hostel to go and meet Ryan from Ironhorsenomads in Bishkek regarding the rental of a Moped/Motorcycle for the Pamir. After showing me around his Workspace and some different vehicles we talked a bit about his “new” (he only got them recently but they are […]

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Almaty

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The City of Apples   11.June 2018 After sleeping in for the first time in a while, that day consisted mostly of Computerwork. After writing another Post for this Blog I needed to figure out my next steps I had been thinking about two possible options since I decided that the Puch Maxi was not […]

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Ajagos to Almaty

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Ajagos to Almaty 08.June.18 Got out of Bed at 7 since the Owner wanted to weld my luggage rack before I left and we decided on 7:30, I had a great Omelette for Breakfast but the owner didn’t show up, so at 8:15 I was fed up enough and left. While leaving Ajagös my secondary […]

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The Green Steppe

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The Green Steppe Around 8AM on Day 20 I leave my “Hotel” towards Semey or Semipalatisnk as it is called in Russian, closeby was the former testing site for nuclear weapons from the soviets. The Region is still suffering the consequences today. The Road led me through beautiful Pine forests towards the city, I actually […]

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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 […]