Tag Archives: climbing

  1. Otta Bliss


    June 14, 2016 by gardiner12

    After several days of spectacular, but exhausting off-road cycling, my first day alone was spent doing blissfully little. Camped just …
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  2. A Farewell to Firearms


    October 21, 2014 by gardiner12

    As fate would have it, my much-needed chain ring did not materialise until 2pm on the day of my departure …
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  3. Ending on a Qinghai


    June 8, 2014 by gardiner12

    Leaving behind the friendly atmosphere and delicious home-cooked meals of the hostel in Jiayuguan wasn’t easy. But after several days …
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  4. When Two Become One


    August 19, 2013 by gardiner12

    Finally, the Tourient Express is down to it’s last passenger. Josh has now made his way to Almaty and, for …
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  5. Blood, Sweat & Gears


    August 4, 2013 by gardiner12

    Murghab was originally where we intended to write this blog post. However, we soon discovered that the town’s one internet-enabled …
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  6. Out of the Panj, into the Fire


    July 20, 2013 by loscobos12

    I am keenly aware that my MA in Medieval Studies leaves me with absolutely no qualifications to make comment on …
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  7. Getting Greasy in Tbilisi


    June 21, 2013 by loscobos12

    Time is short, as tomorrow morning we fly from Georgia over the Caspian sea to Kazakhstan, having had difficulties with …
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