Afghanistan ride. How to enter, survive and return in one piece...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by sambor1965, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. ADVmouse

    ADVmouse Whiskered Adventurer

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    Greatly enjoyed your travel adventures, and commentary. Very sad to hear of Izi's death.

    Regards,
    Chris
  2. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Super PR you have done.

    Im sorry for your loss.

    But you have done something many brave men would not do. My Hats of to you.

    McFury/Iceland/Islandia.
  3. Zepfan

    Zepfan Been here awhile

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    Geez, how lucky! This 2 year old thread came back to the 1st page.:eek1

    Maybe there should be a "EPIC," category for blogs like this to be in. Holy Toledo!

    What an honor to have been able to read and see this.

    So sorry...... to go in the prime of life...... and who's to say.

    My buddy dropped dead in front of me while playing ice hockey.
    All you can say is the guy went down in the prime of his life doing what he loved.
  4. MoodyBlues

    MoodyBlues Hey! Watch this...

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    If a person Google's the words "Epic Ride" this RR should be the golden standard. Thanks for taking the time to post and share this adventure.
  5. Frey Bentos

    Frey Bentos Probably doing a drawing. Or scratching my arse.

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    Just re read this. Time to give it a bump to the top incase people missed it.
  6. WIBO

    WIBO Will it buff out?

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    Excellent RR.....

    Sorry for your loss of your riding buddy....
    .
  7. sambor1965

    sambor1965 Been here awhile

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    Thank you very much for feedback and nice comments.
    Here is a movie from this journey. Should be in this thread.
    Thank you again.

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/qM72c1AlIQY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  8. dirtymartini

    dirtymartini Shaken, Not Stirred

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    Thaks for the video, it really brought life to the whole report. And especially thanks for the English subtitles.
  9. sandalscout

    sandalscout blah blah blah

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    Sambor, thanks for sharing the video. I'm downloading it currently, but the first several minutes are GREAT!
  10. Dickyb

    Dickyb Bewildered Adventurer

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    Fantastic and educational video Sambor. Thank you for posting. Great to see you guys in the flesh so to speak:clap

    Cheers,

    Dickyb
  11. Gripforce

    Gripforce Ski Bum

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    Thanks for the video Sambor!
  12. bob66

    bob66 Been here awhile

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    Very good movie, indeed. Is nice to see how people lives there.

    Bob
  13. ClifNotes

    ClifNotes Facebook Me!

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    i want to ride with u guys! :clap
  14. ericGSsti

    ericGSsti Been here awhile

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    Amazing Journey. Ride an @ myself and hope to some day have a trip that is worth reporting about. Great video towards the end.

    Sorry to Hear about you partner in riding passing.
  15. zandesiro

    zandesiro In rust we trust....

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    Awesome R.R. thank you for sharing with us and sorry for the loss of your friend.....:cry
  16. Dracula

    Dracula breathe

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    Sambor, I enjoyed immensely following along in your journey, you guys had not only courage to do it but also great skill and soul for capturing it along with all the scenery and people. I subscribed to your YouTube channel and watched the movie few times and think will watch it again and again.
    So sorry about your friend, may he rest in peace wherever he is now.
  17. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    Witaj Sambor, Wlasnie obejrzelismy z mezem twoj film i jestesmy pod wrazeniem. Ja sie wzruszylam na koncu.
    Swietna wyprawa/przygoda/opowiesc. Bardzo nam przykro z powodu straty twojego przyjaciela Izi.
    Mamy nadzieje, ze u ciebie wszystko w porzadku i nadal podrozujesz.
    P.S. Moj maz kontaktowal sie z toba jakies dwa lata temu, kiedy wybieralismy sie w podroz do Krakowa. Mielismy nadzieje cie spotkac, jednakze zima pokrzyzowala nam plany. Pozdr, Syl
  18. sambor1965

    sambor1965 Been here awhile

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    Hej,

    Dzi&#281;ki za mi&#322;y list. Ciesz&#281; si&#281;, &#380;e podoba&#322; Wam si&#281; film. Izi nie jest kumplem, którego mo&#380;na zast&#261;pi&#263; wi&#281;c w sercu wielu osób pozosta&#322;a pustka. Dzi&#281;kuj&#281;, jak zwykle poszwenda&#322;em si&#281; w tym roku po Azji. My&#347;l&#281;, &#380;e za miesi&#261;c opowiem Wam tutaj o naszej motocyklowej eskapadzie do Chin

    pozdrawiam

    Sambor
  19. sambor1965

    sambor1965 Been here awhile

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    Thank you very much for your comments. I didn't forgot about advrider.com and I have to add some ride reports from last 2 years... Se expect something new from Central Asia ;) Summer is gone in Poland and I will have time to share pics&words.

    Now just few pics...

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  20. Scubalong

    Scubalong Long timer

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    Sambor Sorry for the lost of your friend Izi
    Have spend the whole Saturday to read your report. All I can do is echo all the words everyone have said.
    My best friend is a polak and an adventure......I am sure he would love to read your report. Be safe and looking forward to your next RR.