Month: June 2009

Kazak cont.

Tue 6/30/2009 3:20 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] 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 my …

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Kazak

Mon 6/29/2009 1:00 AM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] Kazakstan We leave Volgograd at 8:00 am, few clouds in the sky, mostly sunny and we embark for our border crossing into Kazakstan. The countryside began looking like home, greens turned to browns and yellows, hills disappeared and turned into flat land as long as the …

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Riding

Mon 6/29/2009 1:00 AM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] Riding 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 …

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Last day in Moscow

Mon 6/22/2009 1:38 AM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] 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(restaraunt). The food …

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Moscow take two

Sat 6/20/2009 11:35 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] 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 accomodate, with thanks from management, and take them for a quick ride. We take the young guy out …

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So Extreme

Fri 6/19/2009 11:41 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] 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 we …

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On the road again

Fri 7/17/2009 6:49 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] Don’t forget to check the live tracking at www.mikesworldtour.com and follow us on the adventure! By the time we left Ekaterinsburg it was around noon and 75 degrees.. It took around 2 hours at the BMW dealer to get our bikes, load them up and be …

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Russia edited

Sat 6/13/2009 5:02 AM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] Previet 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 the …

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Russia

Fri 6/12/2009 7:34 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] Previet Russia The day before we left Ukraine we were convinced to go have a farewell beer with our fellow hostel roomies and the manager Vitali. First, we went to an underground club that wouldn’t let us in because Mike and I wore flip flops. This …

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Lvuv, fuckin A, Game on!

Tue 6/9/2009 6:35 PM [Original Post by Elliot Mogerman] We all stayed in one room at the hostel in lvuv. The owner was from australia and had a nice collection of antique guns, missles, and other war material like helmets, uniforms, etc. So quickly got our things organized and hit the lovely town. The architecture …

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