Lemur Attack Force. Final post – Mongolia Timelapse. The Penultimate Post – Mongolia! Well, shit, this has been a long time coming.
And for that we apologise. But, since the next Mongol Rally is about to start, we figured it’s time to draw this one to a close! So, here goes. The penultimate post :)* Russia Timelapse. The Rally Part 4: Russia. Or: We love you, you crazy, crazy bastards. Russia is, let’s be clear, kinda awesome.
And kinda terrifying, too. We travelled through around 4.500 km of it, over roads which were fantastic, and roads which were primarily roadworks, and roads which, quite cimply, induced much terror. And we met the most terrifying thing of all: the Siberian Mosquito of Doom. But first things first: the border crossing into Russia, from Latvia. We have chosen this one on purpose, as we had heard that, it being a Schengen Zone border, and quite far north, it should be quiet and civilised.
Mongol Rally Prep Tips. Below are some preparation tips for those of you that are considering doing the Mongol Rally in forthcoming years: You’ll be doing a lot of promotion before the rally, trying to raise funds for charity and whatnot.
The first thing you should do is get yourself a web site (GoDaddy sells domain names for about $10 and you can have it forwarded to anywhere) and print out some business cards. Amazingly, we were one of the only teams in the rally that had cards printed, and every other team thought it was a great idea but hadn’t thought of it themselves. Check out our cards, and then head on over to Prints Made Easy where you can get 100 full-color cards for $15! Lemur Attack Force. Lemuria (continent) Though Lemuria is no longer considered a valid scientific hypothesis, it has been adopted by writers involved in the occult, as well as some Tamil writers of India.
Accounts of Lemuria differ, but all share a common belief that a continent existed in ancient times and sank beneath the ocean as a result of a geological, often cataclysmic, change, such as pole shift. In 1864 the zoologist and biogeographer Philip Sclater wrote an article on "The Mammals of Madagascar" in The Quarterly Journal of Science. Mongolian Malls and Mechanics. A little splash of color this morning...
The first thing we did when we woke up was check the rear tire to see if it still had air. We already had one flat from the day before and had to put on our spare which had a slow leak in it – but it seemed to hold ok overnight…whew. We had 100km until we arrived in Bayankhongor where we could get both tires fixed. The morning drive was beautiful with bright blue skies overhead and decent roads. We followed the power lines into Byankhongor as we had learned by now that power lines were an indication that a town was in their path. Tips for Driving From England to Mongolia for Anyone.
If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin Having just travelled nearly 10,000 miles by car from London, England to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia we are hooked on driving adventures. The Mongol Rally was a blast especially once we entered countries like Kazakhstan and Mongolia. We have all seen the photos of the Range Rovers and Land Cruisers doing this type of trip packed with every essential item needed to take care of a car, but what about a driving trip for Everyman? Mongol Rally 2010 launch 'The Festival of Slow" Paddock Hacks Teaser.mov Mongol Rally DVD Official Trailer Mongol Rally. Ten Mongol Rallies have passed since the first edition in 2004.
A decade of motoring stupidity has flown the flag for adventurism in admirable fashion, but the rally has had to evolve as the years ticked by. The cars got newer because we sold them for charity and didn't want to give them crap plus the government made the importing of old cars expensive. Best Intentions Tea and Travel: Mongol Rally 2008. Bad colonies motoring cooperative. Bad Colonies competed in the 2006 Mongol Rally to support the following fine charities.
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