The Trip

Drinking fuel for breakfast again…

Another week on the road and we’ve made it Ulan Ude! The temperature has soared to around -15°C rather than the -25°C/-30°C we were up against last week. The difference is phenomenal. You still get cold but you can take your gloves off without your hands feeling like they’re...

The hardest week of our lives.

Our first week on the road in Russia is done. It’s been the hardest week of our lives. It kicked off with a day or two of plain sailing. It was cold, around -10°C, but nothing we hadn’t done before. And we had all our fantastic kit keeping us warm. Then on day 3, the snow fell...

We’ve made it to Vladivostok

We’ve made it to Russia! After a 24 hour long journey we’ve made it to Vladivostok in Russia. We touched down at 7am local time which is 10 hours ahead of the UK. So to us it was still late Sunday night and we hadn’t slept much on the plane meaning that we more or less...

We’re off to Russia!!

We’re off to Russia! Thanks to the guys at Flight Centre UK we will be flying out to Vladivostok this Saturday! We’ll get there on Monday and then on Tuesday we will start the lengthy process of getting the bike out of the port. When we finally escape the grasps of Russian...