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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 9. War history in Sarajevo

We decided to spend the day in Sarajevo to get at least some impression from the city and to avoid driving in the heat in the middle of the day. After some lazy hours on the hostel and a lovely omelet sandwich for breakfast we had a stroll in town, and booked a trip with […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 8. Crossing over to Bosnia and a warm drive

Day 8. “Have a nice trip” said the man in the border control over to Bosnia. We drove off, excited to be in yet another new country. 15 seconds later Gro shouted “stop stop stop” from the back of the car, and she quickly jumped out the moment we stopped. The back of the car […]

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Market in Ljubljana – day 6 and 7. Relaxing and swimming on Brac.

 Day 6 and 7. Despite the warmest night ever in a room on the attic in hostel Celica in Ljubljana – I really loved the ambience of this hostel! Great location, a nice bar, vegetarian food, internet and friendly staff – in other words all you need! After breakfast we had a short walk in […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 5. Lake Garda and a five course meal in Ljubljana.

Our first night of camping was rather good, despite the strong wind that threatened blowing us away during night. After a quick camping breakfast of porridge, fruit and coffee we went to the historical part of Simione to see the castle and the ruins from the Romans from around year 500.

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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 4 – Italy. Wine tasting and camping.

Day 4. We had a late start from the hostel, with to geeks on the team we need some time to catch up on the internet and update blogs. It keeps amazing me how dependent I am on the internet for so many things: updating blogs is one thing – but also checking mails, staying […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 3. Passing the Alps and visiting a rice farm.

We had a morning walk in Annecy before we continued the journey. It is truly a charming city! Omelets and cappuccino at La Belle Epoque made the perfect start of the day, followed by a walk in the park by the lake Annecy – the second largest lake in France. The lake was formed around […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Day 2. France – Saint Maximine to Annecy.

Day 2. The second day we continued south in France towards Annecy. What we discovered in France is that they are good at toll roads – and it is expensive to drive there! The roads are great though, and you can leave behind you quite some distance in a short time. Let´s just enjoy these […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – day 1. London to Saint Maximine.

Day 1. Leaving London was just a good and exciting feeling – even though I had to say goodbye to my brother and a bunch of friends, knowing that I won´t see any of them for three months! However, I have been away for months before – and I know that I actually never have […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – London

One day before. London – a wonderful city! I came over for a few days before the official launch of the Mongolia Charity Rally. One of the main reasons was actually to meet up with my Norwegian friends who came over to join us for a big goodbye party before we head out on our […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – leaving Norway

Four days before. Even though the Mongolia Charity Rally has not yet officially started, we have started our journey! Tuesday 2nd we left Norway, starting out at the office of our main sponsor Bama, passing by our new travel friends at Chillout – and then continued to Larvik to take the boat over to Hirtshals. […]

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