Mysteries of the Pamir

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Mara Loochezarny, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    If its in Kyrgyzstan it will probably be Manas ...a mythical Kyrgyz leader (who may have actually been Nogai) ... who always seems to look remarkably like Genghis Khan in his statues (which are all over Kyrgyzia)
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  2. TRadventure

    TRadventure Adventurer

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    probably one of his (grand)sons...
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  3. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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  4. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    The terrain looks magical to me.
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  5. copout

    copout Adventurer

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    incredible photos. thanks!

    have you set up a site where donations can be made for your charity?
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  6. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    I didnt think about it.
    Several people (from ADV) responded and wrote me a message they are willing to donate money when I go to the Pamirs again.
    Do you think it should be done?
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  7. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    In August 2011, we have successfully conducted the 1st International Motorcycle Tour - Central Asian Ring. The some collected money was aimed to help the children of the Pamirs. We bought two electric generator household for two families who had no electricity in the houses on the outskirts. Each family had children who attended Murgab's school .
    GREAT thanks to the participants of the tour:

    Alan Maple (UK)
    Robert Davy (UK)
    Diego Capelli (Argentina)
    Santiago Ramos (Spain)
    Jason Loyd-Jones (UK)
    Frazer Loyd Jonse (UK)

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    Photos from trip http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.377773145574544.95687.121815777836950&type=3
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  8. MrBob

    MrBob Out there

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    Thank you for sharing your journey. I especially enjoy the photos of the people.
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  9. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    some pictures from this tour have been added to this video
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  10. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    Nice pics Marat ... I will be in KZ this summer, but not in the south. Only Kustanai, Astana, Semei

    Hope you have a good year my friend :freaky
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  11. Manzek

    Manzek Been here awhile

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    Wonderful travel. Tha's the dream of my life, one day I'll be there.

    Thanks for sharing

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  12. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    Manzek welcome!!!:freaky
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  13. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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  14. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    On the road! Finally!
    Well doing our last section of the Pamir Hwy into Osh and we come across one the mudslides and guess what was stuck in the middle. A Lada! It reminded of the video posted here.

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    I had a laugh at the owners expense. A little later a truck got stuck as well. But remembering the wisdom of the forum I waited for the flows to slow down and watched some others go through and then went for it. My wife had to walk through. Lots of fun.


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  15. husqvarna

    husqvarna Been here awhile

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    Great report - every second photograph just makes me want to get on my KTM 640 and do some dirt touring.
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  16. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    Do it! It is a very special place. We have had the most magical time. You will meet people that will touch your heart and that you will never forget.


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  17. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    In June 2012, we have successfully conducted the 2st International Motorcycle Tour - Central Asian Ring.
    The some collected money was aimed to help the children of the Pamirs.
    We also brought about 30 pounds of children's clothes (warm jackets, shoes it.d.) for Murghab's children.
    GREAT thanks to the participants of the tour:

    Shields Adam (UK)
    Martin Mason (UK)
    Patrick Lee (UK)
    Lary Davis (USA)
    Schutzenhoper Jozef (AUT)
    Siegbert Schützenhöfer (AUT)

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    More photos here http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.448505168501341.108189.121815777836950&type=3
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  18. nightflyer

    nightflyer Hors contrôle

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    Hi Marat,

    I can't believe I missed your ride report entirely!!!! Great read, I am planning on riding the Pamir on a bicyle next summer.

    We have to ride together again next year too. I have some other plans I'd like to discuss with you...

    I've seen a couple of your bikes on the Assy plateau this summer by the way, fun! (I was on my mountain bike both times!)

    See you soon...
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  19. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    Hi Yannick
    Nice to meet you here.
    I am always ready to discuss new adventure). Call me...
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  20. Mara Loochezarny

    Mara Loochezarny Been here awhile

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    Next Central Asian Ring ( including the Pamir) will be August 7, 2013 - August 24, 2012 (18 days).
    Welcome ADVriders!
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