Tag: border

Update from the end of the world

Update from the end of the world

I'm in Ushuaia, self-proclaimed end of the world, so of course this post isn't about Ushuaia, as I wrote most of it on the bus here 5 days ago...[And now I'm not even in Usuaia anymore!] Anyway 🙂 A few observations from the last couple of weeks: My optimistic hope that there is some kind … Continue reading Update from the end of the world

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From Khorog to Koh Rong

From Khorog to Koh Rong

The best way to arrive in Cambodia is in the darkness of early evening, on the back of an underpowered motorbike, whose spluttering engine can just about outpace the sweaty embrace of the tropical night. With the wind in your hair- literally: mototaxis don't carry passenger helmets** - the breeze will clear the annoyance of the border from your head, … Continue reading From Khorog to Koh Rong

Yet more Pamir Highway: Murghab to Osh (4/5th Nov)

Yet more Pamir Highway: Murghab to Osh (4/5th Nov)

Despite the desolation, our room is actually kind of cosy. We’re staying in Tulfabek’s guesthouse and a kind faced gent who I assume is the man himself settles us into our room, which mainly involves feeding alot of coal to the stove, and repeatedly emphasising to us the importance of closing the top hatch so … Continue reading Yet more Pamir Highway: Murghab to Osh (4/5th Nov)