After our previous trips around Europe and to the Caucasus, we decided to try something else, so we traveled to Mongolia, on a four-month, 26.000kms trip in our sidecar motorcycle, through 12 countries.

You can see our route in the picture below.

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#1

There's Nothing Like The Mongolian Sky At Night

There's Nothing Like The Mongolian Sky At Night

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Joseph Barnett
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2 years ago

That is amazing!

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#2

The Most Beautiful Rainbow We've Ever Seen, In Kyrgyzstan

The Most Beautiful Rainbow We've Ever Seen, In Kyrgyzstan

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varwenea
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2 years ago

This is so stunning, jaw-dropping level.

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#3

Vladimir And Us

Vladimir And Us

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Pearlkp
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2 years ago

That's a really cool idea for a photo

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#4

Panda Invasion On The Streets Of Iran

Panda Invasion On The Streets Of Iran

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ApplePi
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2 years ago

Looks like the Bored Panda community

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#5

Murghab, Tajikistan

Murghab, Tajikistan

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4Sunshine
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2 years ago

All kids have great smiles no matter where they live.

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Pamir Highway, Tajikistan

Pamir Highway, Tajikistan

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Arnold Heckers
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2 years ago

That little guy can fly..!

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Vladimir

Vladimir

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ADHORTATOR
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2 years ago

the message on the shirt is clear :-)

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#8

Lunch Brake By The Side Of The Road, In Uzbekistan

Lunch Brake By The Side Of The Road, In Uzbekistan

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Daniel Losinger
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2 years ago

“Brake”?

Dinetk
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2 years ago

Not everyone is a native speaker.. this happens on YouTube as well. Please respect us!

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

Um... is anybody going to point out how COOL it is that they are having lunch above a creek?

Wouter Berg
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2 years ago

'Son' that is, screw autocorrect.

BlueJean Yogini
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2 years ago

What time of year is it? Love the local culture....What an experience!

فریبرز ذاکرعباسی
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2 years ago

I know it is lovely launch

Benicio del Pilitch
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2 years ago

@Mama Panda : andrew kurkovsky made it into a pun and i thought it was funny and quite clever, and i upvoted it before posting my initial comment. correcting the spelling is ok, when it's done nicely, and when they also show appreciation for the rest. otherwise it's called mockery at best. i'm not a native speaker and as such i know it can be intimidating to post in a foreign language, so i guess i was being overly protective. i wasn't expecting to be stepping on so many toes though, i'm finding this quite interesting ! i think it's more of a general missunderstanding but everyone (perhaps including me) is being very aggressive. that's sad. let's make war or something... @Just a Purpler : how can you tell whether it was a problem or not ?

AnamakSul Sabihah
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2 years ago

No matter where u are in the world...coca cola is there...

Pearlkp
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2 years ago

Hah! That picnic area is above a stream! I think that's really cool

Sarah Birrelle
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2 years ago

* sorry son.

Sarah Birrelle
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2 years ago

I'm with Priscilla. It's looks amazing, but I'm from Canada where a fam did a very similar thing. They kidnaped/ransomed. Lived 6 yrs in captivity where the mother and children suffered unimaginable indignities. It's got NOTHING to do w/fast food, or sheltered North American existences and EVERYTHING to do with world issues and the current state of political affairs in these countries. Are some great photos /memories worth the risk? Not to me, not for my daughter. There r places to go where pretty similar memories can be made without these dangers. Some would argue its brave and cultured. Others will say it's unnecessary risk, esp for the mother and 6 y/o girl in some of these parts unfortunately

Potato
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2 years ago

And what makes you assume that Uzbekistan is not "safe"?

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Priscilla Winslow
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2 years ago

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Too much "local culture." I don't know what nationality this person is, but I wouldn't cycle blithely around that area of the world... especially not with a 6-year-old girl.

Full Name
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2 years ago

And that is why they probably lead a more satisfying life than you do.

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#9

Mongolia

Mongolia

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Rosco Schmitt
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2 years ago

Mongolian subdivision.

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#10

The Bazaar Of Tabriz, In Iran

The Bazaar Of Tabriz, In Iran

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varwenea
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2 years ago

She glows!

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#11

"It Wasn't Me, I Swear!"

"It Wasn't Me, I Swear!"

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Ged Maybury
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2 years ago

"He stands like a statue / in front of his machine / ..."

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#12

The Wakhan Corridor In Tajikistan, 4.000 Meters Altitude

The Wakhan Corridor In Tajikistan, 4.000 Meters Altitude

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

Amazing view! What an unforgettable journey!

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#13

The Endless Siberian Roads, In Russia

The Endless Siberian Roads, In Russia

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

Ah! "The Open Road"...

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#14

The Wakhan Corridor In Tajikistan

The Wakhan Corridor In Tajikistan

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Ged Maybury
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2 years ago

I've been through landscapes like this, in New Zealand. No contest, though. This place is wilder, more striking.

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#15

Our First Night Of Camping, On A Beach By The Black Sea, In Bulgaria

Our First Night Of Camping, On A Beach By The Black Sea, In Bulgaria

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Sykz
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2 years ago

Perfect picture of childhood adventures with mom.

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#16

Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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Mihai Tanase
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2 years ago

Place mult la mine :)

#17

Entering Kyrgystan On A Beautiful Summer Storm

Entering Kyrgystan On A Beautiful Summer Storm

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

This...is...stunning...

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#18

Song Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan

Song Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan

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Phoebe Bean
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2 years ago

Majestic!

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#19

We Woke Up One Day With A Local Mongolian Family Doing Their Morning Routine Near Our Tent

We Woke Up One Day With A Local Mongolian Family Doing Their Morning Routine Near Our Tent

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Richard Pickman
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2 years ago

Sain baina uu!

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Ak-Baytal Pass In The Pamir Mountains, 4.655 M, Tajikistan

Ak-Baytal Pass In The Pamir Mountains, 4.655 M, Tajikistan

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

I'm glad they've got the motorcycle in nearly every shot...it's surely a member of the family!

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#21

Tajikistan

Tajikistan

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Dinetk
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2 years ago

Stunning

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#22

The Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Sykz
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2 years ago

Nice picture!!

#23

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

This should be on the cover of a novel

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#24

And The Last Picture, Before Getting Home, In Romania

And The Last Picture, Before Getting Home, In Romania

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Susan Westmoreland
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2 years ago

Gorgeous family and a beautiful trip. Thank you for sharing

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#25

Lost In The Siberian Taiga

Lost In The Siberian Taiga

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#26

The Wakhan Corridor, Near Ishkashim, In Tajikistan

The Wakhan Corridor, Near Ishkashim, In Tajikistan

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Joseph Barnett
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2 years ago

Wow!

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#27

Mongolia

Mongolia

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Amr Aziz
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2 years ago

This landscape Reminds me of Mad Max :)

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#28

Last Night Of Camping In Iran, By The Caspian Sea

Last Night Of Camping In Iran, By The Caspian Sea

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#29

Moynaq, Uzbekistan, On The Banks Of The Former Aral Sea

Moynaq, Uzbekistan, On The Banks Of The Former Aral Sea

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Richard Pickman
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2 years ago

The history of Aral sea is very sad. You have to be very careful in that area.

#30

The Bazaar Of Tabriz, In Iran

The Bazaar Of Tabriz, In Iran

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Lalita
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2 years ago

That wooden doors!!

#31

Roads Of Mongolia

Roads Of Mongolia

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Victor Calamity
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2 years ago

"The Road Not Taken"

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#32

Vladimir, Jumping The Sand Dunes Of Elsen Tasarkhai, Mongolia

Vladimir, Jumping The Sand Dunes Of Elsen Tasarkhai, Mongolia

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Anita Marx
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2 years ago

Perfect Shot

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#33

We Spent Our First Night In Mongolia With A Local Family

We Spent Our First Night In Mongolia With A Local Family

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#34

Mongolia

Mongolia

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Kerstin Hauswald
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2 years ago

What a great, great trip. What a lucky boy!

#35

Visiting The Ural Motorcycle Factory In Irbit, Russia And Doing A Complete Service To Our Bike

Visiting The Ural Motorcycle Factory In Irbit, Russia And Doing A Complete Service To Our Bike

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#36

Vladimir And An Old Truck

Vladimir And An Old Truck

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meerakat5
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2 years ago

Vladimir, I'm guessing is their kid?

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#37

Crossing The Border From Tajikistan To Kyrgyzstan

Crossing The Border From Tajikistan To Kyrgyzstan

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Stojan Gajic
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2 years ago

Kyzyl Art?

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#38

Sharyn Canyon, Kazakhstan

Sharyn Canyon, Kazakhstan

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Judith Downey
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2 years ago

Wow!

#39

Song Kul Lake, 3.000 Meters Altitude, Kyrgyzstan

Song Kul Lake, 3.000 Meters Altitude, Kyrgyzstan

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#40

Stuck In A Ditch

Stuck In A Ditch

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Desiré Yen
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2 years ago

Reminds me of the movie Long Way Round. And my ex boyfriend too😁

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