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Day 12 – Crossing the Caspian Sea

After Turkey, we drove on eastward to cross the Caspian Sea from Baku to Turkmenbashi in Turkmenistan. Tickets for the ferry are not sold upfront, so you pretty much need to turn up at the harbor, hope to find a hidden ticket office and then see what they offer you. In our case, we d...

Day 6 – Turkey and Ramadan

We entered Turkey one day before Ramadan (or Ramazan as they say here). Once we left Istanbul towards the Black sea coast, we noticed that it became more and more difficult to eat in restaurants during the day - they were closed. The seventh night of the trip, we stopped on a camp gr...

Day 5 – Greek sunshine and hospitality

After two days of camping and a night in a slightly dodgy motel in Macedonia, we treated ourselves to some Greek sunshine and a lunch at the beach close to Kevala. We were the only customers and ate for 11 Euros a wonderful meal. However, being German is right now not easy in Greece....

Day 1 – The team leaves

Today, July 15th, Ren and Sandy are starting a trip of a life time. They will be driving 16 000km to Mongolia and pick up Tomek on the way in Tajikistan. The first stop will be in Czech Republic, Klenova Castle.

2 vagabonds and a yak head to Mongolia

On July 15th, three friends from Brussels will take off to a once in a life time adventure. Together with ca. 300 other teams, they will join the yearly Mongol Rally. In six weeks, the 2 vagabonds and a yak (the official team name) will drive 14 000 km from Belgium to Ulaanbaatar (Mo...

Put something on everyone’s plates! The Thought For Food movement meets in Brussels

One billion people worldwide over consume every day, while another 1 billion suffers from famine. On 26.03.2012 representatives of the Thought For Food movement and a small group of university students met at the Atomium in Brussels to discuss sustainable food production and consumpt...