Tag Archives: Silk Road

  1. Another Brick in the (Great) Wall

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    May 29, 2014 by gardiner12

    They say that fortune favours the brave. Clearly my recent endeavours have been lacking in valour, because conditions upon leaving …
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  2. Champagne Turpan-ova

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    May 18, 2014 by gardiner12

    If it weren’t for the throat-burning pollution and swirling dust, Urumqi would be a remarkably pleasant Chinese city. Even so, …
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  3. Baby Steppes

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    May 11, 2014 by gardiner12

    As it turns out, the transition from contented normality to perpetual two-wheeled nomadism is not an easy one. After several …
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  4. A Wales of a Time

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    April 28, 2014 by loscobos12

    Having nobly given up cycle-touring for Lent, Maundy Thursday arrived, and Andrew and Rob prepared to celebrate Christ’s suffering at …
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  5. Trundle in the Jungle

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    October 24, 2013 by gardiner12

    Varanasi to Mumbai is a mammoth 27 hour train journey. Fortunately, I had company in the form of an Israeli …
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  6. Better Than Uzbekted

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    July 12, 2013 by gardiner12

    With us all returned to full(ish) fitness, we have finally managed to escape the gilded cage of Nukus. Leaving was …
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  7. I have not told…

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    January 6, 2013 by gardiner12

    “I have not told half of what I saw.” – The words of a dying Marco Polo, 1324

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