18.06.2019: Osh

Today was a day spent at the workshop of Zorro Moto to do some maintenance on our bikes. There are two motorcycle workshops in Osh which are frequently used by travellers. On other blogs we did not hear that many good things about the other workshop so we decided to head to Zorro Moto. They have a very nice website where they list the tires and other consumables they offer in their shop, however the availability may vary. Before riding to the workshop, Fabi prepared an…

17.06.2019: Murghab – Osh

Due to the fact that the power was shut off at 10pm, we finally had a decent amount of sleep last night. Even though we had breakfast at 8am, we were almost the last guests in the hotel. While we were having breakfast, a Tadjik man came to us and asked in fluent German, if the two BMW's were our bikes. The reason he was asking was because the bike of Chris was leaking some kind of fluid. But it quickly turned out to be a…

16.06.2019: Langar – Murghab

As can be seen by this and the last post, Google Maps does not like navigating the Pamir Highway. Normally that's not a problem but if you want to make a map to show where you have driven, that's not exactly helpful. In the morning we had breakfast with the other travellers before we set off. Aaron (the Kiwi) was riding in our direction towards Murghab while the two Swedes headed to Chorug. Meanwhile the French cyclist wanted to stay at the hostel with plans to…

15.06.2019: Chorug – Langar

The conversation with the Belgian couple last evening had done the trick: We decided to drive through the Whakan Valley instead of skipping it and riding straight to Murghab. What worried us a little was the fact that we were told: "There is no tarmac in Whakan". The prospect of 220km on dirt and sand roads sounded not that great, but doable. So, after using the petrol station which lay on the way to fill up, we started our adventure into the Whakan Valley. The first…

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