Tajikistan Or Bust! Solo trip from England to the Afghanistan border via Chechnya

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by WesleyDRZ400, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. casperghst42

    casperghst42 Been here awhile

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    Must go back and investigate some more :D


    Casper
  2. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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  3. Blader54

    Blader54 Long timer

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    he must be out working on a platform.....great start, though, eh?
  4. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Ahhhhhhhhhh, the life of a single man:lol3
  5. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Thanks for taking one for the team:freaky
  6. yeuop

    yeuop Been here awhile

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    well it really seems you enjoy your life, Wesley:clap
    say hi to Pamirs - tell them I'll be back someday :lol3
    what is the weather now like in TJK? I am not sure at all, I thought it would be rather cold there nowadays..?
    enjoy your trip and stay safe

    PS: you really killed me when you said you had no insurance:lol3
  7. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    Classic!!

    JG
  8. Blader54

    Blader54 Long timer

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    Man, you do get around, don't you? A bit of a holiday and you're off to the Pamir's on a pushbike! Crikey! Great update! Your ability to very quickly make friends despite language barriers is beyond impressive.
  9. appalachian

    appalachian Ride fat boy ride

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    very cool write up, looked thru every page, keep up te good work.
  10. azbnd

    azbnd Adventurer

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    Great RR! Keep it coming. :clap
  11. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Man, these are some awesome updates Wesley:clap:clap Thanks again for the advice on the side:wink:
  12. Mehaniotis

    Mehaniotis Been here awhile

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    You are truly a free spirit.
    Forgive me for ever doubting you.:D
    If I could, I would vote your R/R as a six star......
    Be safe always.
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    :clap GREAT STUFF WES :clapLooking forward to getting over there myself even more now.
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    AteamNM Wonna Be ADVrider

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  15. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    Awesome updates!!

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  16. sasho

    sasho Dual Personality

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    Awesome ride report Wesley, I am enjoying it immensely!!

    I agree with your sentiments on Ukraine--I have found the people to be welcoming, the country very hospitable, and Ukrainian food so delicious!!! My spontaneous encounters resulted in many friendships and I cannot wait to be back.

    Please keep on with the report, your story is amazing.
  17. Prutser

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    Great updates Wesley. Keep them coming :clap

    The next time your in the Ukraine check out Arcadia Beach. Great place to meet people :wink:
  18. yeuop

    yeuop Been here awhile

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    hahaha :rofl
    do you remember Bartek and Marta? two polish guys on two black Suzuki DR (i think 650 and 200).. we thought "is he really talking about poland?? maybe he visited different poland than the one we live in"
    :lol3
  19. yeuop

    yeuop Been here awhile

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    you may find something here: http://www.byledalej.com/ but it's only in polish
    i know they made it to afganistan and they really enjoyed it.. but since then contact is lost so i don't even know if they finished their trip and are back in poland or not..

    hopefully next trip will start this summer but you never know.. would be cool to meet you somewhere on the road ;-) cheers!!
  20. ferals5

    ferals5 Team black bikes

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    Great RR... looking forward to seeing more " I'm lost... need directions...you must come home with me....well ok" :evil

    awesome:clap