Can a Harley make it to Magadan?

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  1. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever Supporter

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    Its right off the main road to Mongolia (so I know the road well)
    Theres even a famous monk here who has been in a trance for 50 years!
    (he may be dead, after he has been sitting for 50 years, it would be hard to tell)

    They have a small market/gift shop out front
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    Prayer wheels are everywhere. You spin them clockwise as you walk around them

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    Many cabins that the monks build to live in, as well as a few families that must work here.

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  2. rtwdoug

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  3. rtwdoug

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    All the pretty colors…. Imagine being in here with a head full of acid!

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    The guardian of the coins

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    Poly checks how cold it is. Its friggin FREEZING!
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    We got a room in a town along the lake, nice place, and the guard let us park right next to his shack.

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    Huge hotel, but no guests.
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    KrazyKooter Been here awhile

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    I actually did the
    I...I...I...want the knife......

    no one else seemed to find it as funny as I did tho

    :cry

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    Keep em coming Doug.
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    Awesome stuff as usual Doug! Was good to meet you at the Chicken Rally a few weeks ago :thumb
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    Did you eat a dried fish? Looks tasty.
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    Great report and even more excellent pics ! Thanks !
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    Maybe I haven`t noticed this before that you have Russian number plates for your bike. Are there some advantages of local plates if traveling through Russia?
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    My bike has US plates, Poly is travelling on a borrowed bike from Tom who lives/works in moscow, & bought that bike there


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    Ha haha.... Golden Child! I love movie quotes. Funny stuff. Did you get the knife and save the child? Or was your heart not pure enough?
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    uh oh!!:chace
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    as a former truck driver i've traveled to 46 states and a few Canadian provinces. i was never a fan of California and the political environment and all the other stuff i've heard in the news from out there. but when i got the chance to drive out there i found that the peeps in Socal were some of the nicest people i've met in the country. i expected them to be as hostile as most of the eastern states and other areas that are predominantly liberal.
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    That Dougie. He one bad mofo. I don't even know him and Still, I like him.

    Just found this. My favorite read.

    Please post or direct me how to get the tshirt as I haven't been there.....yet.