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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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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 […]

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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 […]