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Old 11-16-2008, 09:42 AM   #1
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Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China. 5 Africa Twin, 1 KTM and 4 4x4. Many pics

I have never travelled with such big group. 4 cars (3 Nissan patrol + one old Toyota land cruiser). 5 Africa Twin and one KTM...
Adventure has started in mid July in Poland. Kajman has started towards Almaty, Kazakhstan (about 6000 km) with our trailer...
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:45 AM   #2
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Hey Sambor! Stick'em here and write your story.
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:45 AM   #3
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I'm all ears–what happened next?
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:49 AM   #4
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After 8 days we met him in Almaty ;)
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:52 AM   #5
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And we started our journey towards China. We intended to enter China on Aug 8th. Day when Olimpic Games will begin...
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:54 AM   #6
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5 bikes, and 3 cars. Maxvert, an American on KTM who travelled with us deceided to stay in Almaty and meet us in Kyrgyzstan... We should also meet one toyota on Issyk Kul lake...
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:55 AM   #7
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My eyes are wide open.Can't wait more.Lost patience.Quickly...
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:56 AM   #8
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:02 AM   #9
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:04 AM   #10
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Our route from Almaty to Issyk Kul lake...
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:11 AM   #11
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We were on the border at 9 p.m. It took 2 hrs to get to Kyrgyzstan... It was 0 degrees in the start of August. Can you imagine?
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:14 AM   #12
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We found camping place just behind the border... It was cold night!
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:17 AM   #13
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So we turned on heated grips and drove towards Tamga village (southern bank of Issyk lake).
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:25 AM   #14
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Road was very scenic so we were not so fast ;)
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:29 AM   #15
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We stopped in Karakul to change money and I visited internet. Our agent in China said there was an Uighur attack in Kashgar, 18 chinese soldiers were killed. China is closed. Nobody knows how long...
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