I’ve been having a reminiscing day today… being grateful for all the journeys and adventures I’ve experienced. Thought I’d revisit the completion of our last journey… with more gratitude this time wondering how the world will be from here. One of my most treasured experiences is of teaching the children who came to investigate this strange vehicle broken down beside the road.. in the freezing cold. Warms my heart so much remembering that day. We had a wonderful morning with Evgeniy who brought our reserve tyres from Almati to his home town of Osh in Kyrgyzstan for us, subsequent to having to readjust our schedule after our delay in Bangkok. Adrian from ROARR originally organised for our tyres to be transported to Almati for us as we knew that we needed spares along the way. Evgeniy is the most generous man and we’ve had the best time with him here in Osh. Penny also had an oil change and was set to go on our next adventure. We headed back south toward the Kyrgyzstan border into Tajikistan where for me was going to be the highlight of the trip, to drive the Parmir Highway and to peek across to the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan. I […]
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Grease embeds under my nails and smears joy across my face.
Penny is all but bare bones. Our beautiful 1923 Vauxhall is receiving some tender loving care in preparation for her next adventure.
Gearbox removed. Diff removed...and we have just lifted out her powerhouse - her motor is going to be re-machined....New springs.... A few welds here and there... Some electrics fixed.... Lights repaired..... new gearbox.... alternator repaired... and a fe more things...but in 2 months time