Month: June 2009

Kazak Cont.

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 29, 2009 – In the morning I went to a hospital/clinic next to the hotel and saw the director of medicine. She gave me “stuff” to take care of my ailments. I researched them on the web before taking them and all looked right. By the next day Read More …

Kazak

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 28, 2009 – We leave Volgograd at 8:00 am, few clouds in the sky, mostly sunny and we embark for our border crossing into Kazakhstan. The countryside began looking like home, greens turned to browns and yellows, hills disappeared and turned into flat land as long as the Read More …

Riding

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 28, 2009 – One question I have been asked it what is it like riding. So I decided to wait for the worst day to explain. First, the good, we bid farewell to the manager and employees of Godzilla in Moscow, pack up our gear and with full Read More …

Last Day In Moscow

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 21, 2009 – Sooooo, we stayed in Moscow one extra day due to how I feel. Let’s start with our experience with Sergei. Mike returned from sightseeing and we both got ready for our evening. Sergei picked us up and off we go to a Ukrainian ‘pektopah’ (restaurant). Read More …

Moscow Take Two

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 20, 2009 – So laundry in the dryer and we are wondering what to do for dinner. Three of the hostel employees expressed interest in going for a ride. So we accommodate, with thanks from management, and take them for a quick ride. We take the young guy Read More …

So Extreme

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 19, 2009 – ‘Leaving Moscow’ We left the horrible traffic of Moscow while cutting through middle lanes, and finally made it out, and went to see Eugene (Zenia) in Solnechnogorsk. Zenia is the friend of the Brits we met in Ukraine. Funny to hear his mom wondered if Read More …

Russia Edited

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 12, 2009 – ‘Privet Russia’ Went to dinner at a Japanese restaurant. The staff was smiling and friendly, waiting at the door to help us. The food was wonderful, and the waitress spoke a little English and was very nice. We had every dessert on the menu at Read More …

Lviv, Fuckin A, Game on!

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 09, 2009 – We all stayed in one room at the hostel in Lviv. The owner was from Australia and had a nice collection of antique guns, missiles, and other war material like helmets, uniforms, etc. So quickly got our things organized and hit the lovely town. The Read More …

Detour

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 06, 2009 – We woke up in the morning and went for our boat journey. The ride was an hour and a half. There was a group of old women (we have great pics-will post in the next week) and they pulled out dill weed, food for sandwiches, Read More …

Extending Stay In Ukraine

[Original post by Elliot Mogerman] – June 04, 2009 – Mike has to renew his registration and since there is no overnight mail here we will be staying a few extra days. Yesterday rained again so we dropped off our motorcycles at BMW for a full service and maintenance. This way we will have everything Read More …