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Heaven is a Hilux
We wondered if we were being optimistic when we originally tag-lined this site – given that we didn’t know if
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Meet Giles
Meet Giles, a 2013, 3.0L D4D, automatic Toyota Hilux SR5. Bought as Mike’s commuter vehicle for 70km a day, as
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The Waiting Game
On March 26th we packed Giles into a container and closed and bolted the door. This was not quite as
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Freeeee!!!!
We made it! And more impressively, all our kit made it too! We arrived at Beijing Capital Airport in the
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One Wall to Trump them all
Thanks to the amazing, determined but eternally polite Yingchu both ourselves and Giles were road legal within 12 hours of
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Monumental Mayhem
Twenty four million people live in Beijing, and we reckon we were pushed and shoved by, waved and smiled at,
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Jurassic Parked
Having made it to the border town of Erenhot we were keen to get out into the wilds of Mongolia,
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Chopsticks and Toothpicks
We have been totally enthralled by China – it’s history, monuments and people (especially the kids who are usually agape
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Ready, steady, GOBI!
Those of you who’ve been watching the map will have seen we made it into Mongolia! Having received a message
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Desert Ice
Our camp site for the night was at the entrance to one of the area’s ice canyons at Dugany Am.
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