Kebab Route - 25,000 Kilometers Through Western and Central Asia

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by igorshen, Nov 5, 2018.

  1. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    Sorry for the late reply. Haven't visited this site foe a while.

    I was using Nikon D610 with wide and medium telephoto lenses.

    A good light and interesting subjects matter much more than a particular camera, or even the lens.

    Cheers


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  2. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    That is what my odometer said. But I believe there is about 10% error of the speedo. So it is probably about 22,500 km

    It is easy to have 500 km days in this part of the world. Huge open spaces with towns far apart.

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  3. igorshen

    igorshen gypsy soul

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    Firstly, I would like to thank everyone for positive comments. I am glad that my RR and images may inspire others to visit this part of the world.

    I for one, have never thought of going there, but I had a blast and I long for going back again.

    In comparison to other biking destinations, the Stans are unfairly underrepresented. The region has it all - long history, interesting scenery, challenging roads, friendly people, still unspoiled by the tourist money.

    There are actually quite a few travelers there, on motorcycles, bicycles, cars and foot, just they don't have time writing about it. They are busy doing it.

    I'd highly recommend the Stans as a riding destination

    Cheers
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  4. muratungor

    muratungor n00b

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    OMG amazing tour and photos. Thanks to share us
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  5. OnOff

    OnOff Long timer

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    AMAZING ride report and pix!!! THANK YOU for posting!
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  6. joelee

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    Awesome report, what motorcycle are you riding
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  7. bigboyxl

    bigboyxl Been here awhile

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    very very nice!
    do you remember how much did you pay for AZ-KZ ferry? and how many days have you been waiting for ferry to depart?
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  8. Emmett

    Emmett Been here awhile Supporter

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    Igor, thank you for documenting your trip. Thank you for sharing part of the world that we normally would never see. I do hope you go back, and that you make the crossing of Mongolia as I'am looking forward to reading that trip report and others from you.
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  9. Atalanta89

    Atalanta89 Been here awhile

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    I’m literally showing my wife the amazing photos of your journey, keep it up. It’s inspiring.
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  10. OzCr0w

    OzCr0w She'll be right mate!

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    Awesome. Many thanks for the RR and the time taken to share with us.
    Amazing!!
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  11. joso

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    Awesome! Absolutely awesome - the trip, your writing, those incredible pics.

    Thank you for sharing!
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  12. DirkS

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    beautiful pictures ! Very inspiring.
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  13. EtronX

    EtronX Been here awhile

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    Amazing RR, igorshen Beautiful pictures. Really inspiring.
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  14. Dan Diego

    Dan Diego Long timer

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    Just a fantastic ride report; I enjoyed it immensely. I appreciate the candid write up and the photos.

    Truly, this is the kind of riding that inspires guys like me to get out there and do these crazy rides.

    May I ask what your background is? How you dealt with the different languages along the way, especially “negotiating” with the police, locals and border officials.

    Thanks!
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  15. Manray

    Manray Killing Time

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    Thanks for sharing the great ride report.
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  16. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    Really enjoyed this report, look forward hopefully to your next .Keep safe and enjoy the ride.
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  17. Lone Stranger

    Lone Stranger Been here awhile Supporter

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    What a great ride!!!!
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  18. willibauer

    willibauer Been here awhile

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    thanks for the report, the detailed info and the great photos. Really appreciated!

    exactly what I was about to ask. I imagine the languages are a lot different each and probably most peeps there won't speak english, right?
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  19. Mr.JAJA

    Mr.JAJA Long timer Supporter

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    Awesome Report and Pictures. I should have this done 10 Years ago. Just getting older is not taking the risk anymore. Love the outdoor and scenery. What is the main Language to communicate there?
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  20. Dickyb

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    Brilliant!

    Thank you,

    DickyB
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