The mountains pass

Kerry’s last post signed off at our exit from Tajikistan at the Kyrgyzstan border. The epic scenery continued on and we felt like we had just witnessed a spectacular fireworks display, the last scenes building to a crescendo as we exited the mountains before arriving out onto the high grassy plains of Kyrgyzstan. We, and … Continue reading The mountains pass

The Pamir, her parlour, the spider and the fly

She is a temptress, a seductress, and like moths to a flame we were drawn in by her beauty and splendour, only to have her, time and time again, peel off her kid leather glove and dramatically slap us around the face, before enchanting us with her spell once more, as we took one tentative … Continue reading The Pamir, her parlour, the spider and the fly

Reported sightings of Yeti in Central Asia should be treated with caution

I know this blog is a bit of a late arrival, but we've really been struggling to find wifi that has the upload capacity required. But I hope you all enjoyed Peter's last post about our Silk Road experience.While we have just arrived in Kyrgyzstan, this blog will be about our time in Turkmen and … Continue reading Reported sightings of Yeti in Central Asia should be treated with caution

Held at gunpoint… but we still love Iran! 🖤

For those of you who may be getting a little bored with our ramblings, we thought we'd spice things up a bit for you. Like having three attempts at exiting Iran before being successful...But before we get to the exciting bits, we last left you we were heading for Tehran. We thought that as we … Continue reading Held at gunpoint… but we still love Iran! 🖤