Journal Archive

January '19

Not Quite Nomads!

We have a go at being nomadic horse riders… it doesn’t go so well. So, we take it easy in Kyrgyzstan before blasting 2000 miles through Kazakhstan and Russia to the Mongolian border Read more

August '18

A little goes a long way!

When traveling in Afghan I'm giving a bracelet to a young boy... the boy followed us for ages, walking beside us. He didn't ask for money or anything, he was just carrying a bag of plums, which he was eating from. He wanted to share the fruit with us and... Read more

July '18


THE SILK ROAD, SAND, SEAS AND CAMELSCrossing the Caspian Sea to Kazakhstan puts us on the trail of the legendary Silk Road to Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains. But we have a few more sandy seas to cross first…Stinging sweat trickles into my eyes, I squint and miss the... Read more

June '18

Getting to know Georgia

Getting to know GeorgiaFor the first time – in a long time – our Yamaha took a back seat. And no, not because it broke down again. But because Alissa’s sister, Alanna, and my brother, Robert, joined us in the Caucasus - and we couldn’t all fit on the little... Read more