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Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,226
Posted By Boarder06
As I was fighting my way through the bogs of the...

As I was fighting my way through the bogs of the Mongolian Altai, the mighty Mustang with its easy handling sure looked appealing ;-)

Lots of fun can be had for very little money.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Upravlencheskiy

I made my way toward Samara via Tolyatti and only stopped for a breakfast of champions.

http://www.vagabondpix.com/photos/i-s6z59Zg/0/L/i-s6z59Zg-L.jpg

You might be wondering why I went to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,681
Posted By Boarder06
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Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Volgograd

Much has been written about the battle of Stalingrad and many movies have been made. Still, there is something about going to the site of such epic battles. It's very moving. I had the same feeling...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
He was certainly a scoundrel too.

He was certainly a scoundrel too.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Russia

Crossing the border to Russia was easy enough. The road through no men's land was a construction area and it was survival of the fittest. Made it, passed all the cars.

Originally I was going to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
On to Russia

All good things must come to an end and so it was time to leave Ushguli.

http://www.vagabondpix.com/photos/i-csLqgRW/0/L/i-csLqgRW-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Ushguli

Just because Ushguli is soooo beautiful I give you another set of pictures to drool over:

http://www.vagabondpix.com/Eastbound/i-86HwfPL/0/L/VagabondPix--16-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Svanetia

Leaving Tbilisi, I actually managed an early morning start for a change

http://www.vagabondpix.com/photos/i-dVqwM9R/0/L/i-dVqwM9R-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Thanks for filling in the blanks Cristiano. I...

Thanks for filling in the blanks Cristiano. I could have looked it up from my track logs but was too tired last night. These two were actually exceptionally picturesque in a nice setting. The holes...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
My little point and shot was broken at this...

My little point and shot was broken at this point and I actually didn't take nearly as many photos as I usually do. I do remember the landscape being pretty spectacular that day. The mountains...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Yeah, I have the same problem every time I go on...

Yeah, I have the same problem every time I go on ADVRider. Glad I could inspire someone :-)



Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Tiblisi

On may way to Tiblisi I stopped at another couple of monasteries. Some have referred to my trip as the AFC tour (another f....antastic church).

I don't even remember the names or whether they were...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Lake Sevan

The next day I was one of those "throw buckets of water at everyone" days. Not sure what the particular occasion was but I definitely had to be on the lookout and pack my cameras away.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

I made it to the village of Vank on a mostly OK road. The village is home to the Eclectica Hotel, a.k.a. Titanic Hotel.

http://www.vagabondpix.com/photos/i-3jcCtrC/0/L/i-3jcCtrC-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
All good things must come to an end and so it was...

All good things must come to an end and so it was time to leave Yerevan. I decided to explore Nagorno-Karabakh.

On the way I stopped to see Khor Virap, an Apostolic monastery with the spectacular...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Yerevan day trips

I went on a few day trips with my bike while I was based in Yerevan.

http://www.vagabondpix.com/photos/i-dzs9pqQ/0/L/i-dzs9pqQ-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 192,884
Posted By Boarder06
I'm on the fence on that as well. I need to do...

I'm on the fence on that as well. I need to do some serious planning soon.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,226
Posted By Boarder06
Great to see the ride report continue. I was...

Great to see the ride report continue. I was following you guys on facebook when this was happening.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
On to Yerevan

My laptop started acting up in the morning. I knew I had to open it up and thus spend the morning looking for a small Torx screwdriver , SIM card and USB charger. This was surprisingly easy.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Have a fantastic adventure. It's such an awesome...

Have a fantastic adventure. It's such an awesome area to explore.
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 55,868
Posted By Boarder06
That was a fun night of swapping stories. I was...

That was a fun night of swapping stories. I was slightly dizzy by the end of it, not just from the thin air :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 192,884
Posted By Boarder06
Thanks but don't get your hopes up. Still working...

Thanks but don't get your hopes up. Still working on my own flux capacitor :D

I guess we both had really good excuses for being behind in the ride reports.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 192,884
Posted By Boarder06
Well, about time mate. What took you so long...

Well, about time mate. What took you so long :wink::wink::wink:
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
On to Armenia

Sorry for the lack of posts. What can I say, I have just been exceptionally busy at work...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Georgia

Crossing the border was quick and easy. First port of call was Akhaltsikhe for money, fuel, food, and a SIM card. All done in no time at all with minimal fuss. I like Georgia. Things are easy.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 129,100
Posted By Boarder06
Yes, they are amazing, once you get over the...

Yes, they are amazing, once you get over the sticker shock :-)
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 55,868
Posted By Boarder06
Wow, you go away from advrider for just a little...

Wow, you go away from advrider for just a little while and someone is getting married.

Congratulations! Wes, I guess I'll see you in Khorog this summer.



Seb, the Visa thing in Kyrgyzstan...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
I made a beeline for Safranbolu, a nice Ottoman...

I made a beeline for Safranbolu, a nice Ottoman era town.

http://vagabondpix.smugmug.com/ADVRider-MC2013/i-3cz6XwV/0/XL/VagabondPix--13-XL.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Hey Dave, Yeah, I think I have to check...

Hey Dave,

Yeah, I think I have to check Jake's place one more time. Didn't make it to Karamea this year. Too bad I missed you guys. Would have been great fun.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
On the way back from the post office ...

On the way back from the post office

http://vagabondpix.smugmug.com/ADVRider-MC2013/i-bzmz64V/0/XL/VagabondPix--XL.jpg (http://vagabondpix.smugmug.com/ADVRider-MC2013/i-bzmz64V/A)

I saw a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
I thought she was pretty entertaining. It is all...

I thought she was pretty entertaining. It is all part of the current situation in Bulgaria and some people struggle with the changes.
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Yes, in Galichica National Park, looking down on...

Yes, in Galichica National Park, looking down on Lake Ohrid:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Not on this trip. Have been there before...

Not on this trip. Have been there before (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12589164#post12589164), though.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
Alright then, time for an update during a long...

Alright then, time for an update during a long stopover in Singapore.

Sorry for the lack of postings, but I had to make good use of the riding season in New Zealand :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 110,703
Posted By Boarder06
For me the most important aspect was the fit. It...

For me the most important aspect was the fit. It fit perfectly for me. Your milage will obviously vary.
I still like it for the summer. Well ventilated for this kind of jacket.
The suit was never...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 110,703
Posted By Boarder06
It's alright. I still use it on occasion. Just...

It's alright. I still use it on occasion. Just really over the "put your rain gear underneath" concept.
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
It appears to be a cross. Not sure. I remember...

It appears to be a cross. Not sure. I remember seeing a small island with some artwork and sculptures on it. This may be another piece of art.

I just wedged a piece of cardboard between the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 129,100
Posted By Boarder06
I'm in :D

I'm in :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,531
Posted By Boarder06
These Ural badges are pretty easy to find, even...

These Ural badges are pretty easy to find, even in Germany:ural-team.de (http://ural-team.de)
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