Plus Central Asia Onward travel blog

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And the journey goes on!!! Africa was very unique and deserves its own journal entries so I've decided to separate these for convenience and ease of access as much as just logical development. Anyone visiting the site check the homepage for Africa Plus to get the overall picture. Welcome to any newcomers, your input is always welcome...q's, critiques, or just plain yackity yack. We are really jazzed about this part of the journey, it looks to be very different than any previous both in language and travel uniqueness. Our (actually, Bonnie's) first indication of how things might go has been our encounters in attempting to get visas to the countries involved. Our first stop, Turkey, will be key to how this all pans out. We were only able to secure the visa for India in S. Africa so much of the rest is going to be from Istanbul or Ankara. Mari(Laxmi), Bon's sister will be joining us before we fly to Moscow and then continue on to NovoSibirsk, etc. So, off we go into the wild...yonder! Keep in touch, we enjoy hearing from you.

Update as of 12-9-2008:
We leave Anjuna & Bon's sister, Mari, to head S. & thence to Sri Lanka (for new visa) & return after 2 weeks in Sri Lanka to continue in India. Just the two of us - Bon & Tim - now, Mari continues to travel in India independently.

Update as of 2-18-2009:
We will be in Chennai (Madras), India or Mamallapuram until March 23, 2009 for Bon's hip resurfacing & recovery. Then the flight home to Missoula, MT after 18 months of continuous travel...hmm, I wonder what will come next? Stay tuned, ha!
Picture of Bon & I taken in Hampì, Karnatica, India


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21 
 
 
Kochkor via Balykchy
 
20 
 
 
KaraKol, Kyrgyzstan
 
19 
 
 
***Almaty, Kazakhstan***
 
 
 
 
The Eclipse
 
18 
 
 
Novosibirsk - July 31
 
17 
 
 
Omsk
 
 
 
 
Reflections
 
 
 
 
***Russian pics: plus...
 
16 
 
 
Moscow, Federal...
 
15 
 
 
Baku, Azerbaijan
 
14 
 
 
Tbilisi, Georgia
 
13 
 
 
Trabzon
 
12 
 
 
Giresun via Samsun
 
11 
 
 
Ankara via Sungurlu
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