Surprisingly, or not, yet more visa work this week. Will it ever end? Sigh.
Booked our airline tickets today, YAY! That means our departure date is set at July 8th. That gives us time to arrive in England, get the car, apply decals from our terrific sponsors (hint, hint), buy provisions, and head to the starting point in Southampton.
I am still waking up at 2 and 3 a.m. running lists through my mind, that probably will not go away. We are starting to get more detailed in our route planning - although we really do not want to plan every minute or every stop or even the entire route. It's mostly making of note of what there is to see so that faced with diminishing time, which will happen, we can make an educated choice and not regret having missed something.
Last night I added a bunch of movies on The Silk Route, Genghis Khan and Marco Polo and bumped them to the top of my Netflix queue. Unbelievably, there is a documentary on netflix about Uzbekistani music, go figure! I have also been looking for some good historical fiction on the silk route.
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The Dukes of Hessen - Rally 2012 Videos
A video that brilliantly captures what the Mongol Rally is all about, four minutes of motoring mayhem.