Spring water

What Happened?

It’s been 6 months since my last journal entry, given that back in November, I figured that most of my posts would be from on the road in Iran, Turkmenistan, …

9,000 km of Silk Route

The Way is Long but Rewarding

I’ve looked at the maps, studied the countries, cities and regions along the way, I’ve more or less determined the bureaucratic requirements of visas and customs, and now I have …

Map of Eurasia and Africa showing trade networks, c. 870


It’s not until you sit down in front of a map and some paper to plan out your journey that it hits you – you realize you’re making the most …