Flying parts

Tashkent, 17.07.2019 The only official BMW dealer in Uzbekistan was unlike the other ones I had found in other countries. There are about 2000 BMWs in the country, 1300 of these "new". The overwhelming majority drive around in Tashkent. I didn't see a single Mini around here. But a lot of the BMWs I had …

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Russian Karelia

St. Petersburg, 02.05.2019 From Rabocheostovsk the drive back to the main highway from Murmansk to St Petersburg took about 45 mins through Kem and over a pretty beaten up stretch of road. The impressions of Solovki were still fresh. The Mini moved slowly while I managed to take some pics driving by. I realised many …

Triple B

Berlin, 17.05.2019 Barcelona, Basel, Berlin. In a nutshell, that have been the past 48h. 2.211 km through Western Europe that will likely be the fastest on this trip. On Wednesday morning at 9:30 I picked up the Mini, freshly inspected and fit for traveling. Off to the warehouse to pack all bags and boxes that …

Marrakesh

Marrakesh (Morocco), 14.04.2014 Rabat was one of the cities I had seen already some years ago, and I found my way through the morning traffic easily. Road rules were still barely existent, the Fiat Uno taxis still plenty, and red lights still rather a suggestion then an obligation to stop. The Kasbah was closed, so I couldn't …

Morocco 2014 – Prep Work

Barcelona (06.04.2014) Inspired by Raid Pandemonium and some other people that have been travelling there recently, I've decided to take a week off for Semana Santa (aka Easter) and tour Morocco. I first visited the country in 2005-2006, renting a car in Rabat and taking a 2 week tour around a lot of places between …