We have posted an update from early August that provides a bit of insight into drinking and driving habits in Ushguli here: “Never drink and drive – without your local … Continue reading
http://www.gstringjourney.com/go-west-then-north-my-friend/ Another update on where we decided to go in GEORGIA…and if our decision was a good one
http://www.gstringjourney.com/adios-azerbaijan/ Here we go… another catch up. We are getting a little closer to our actual location. More to come shortly.
To our wordpress followers – thank you for your loyalty! We have another blog posted (better late than never) on the gstring site: http://www.gstringjourney.com/land-ahoy/ see you there!
We updated the webpage blog: http://www.gstringjourney.com/the-trip/ with a couple of posts from Turkey. We also added quite a few photos to the map page (just click on the bug pins). However, I … Continue reading
We have finally updated our blog! You will find all our latest posts at: http://www.gstringjourney.com/the-trip You’ll have to scroll down and start from the post called “Hit the road Jack”. … Continue reading
Another blog post for your viewing pleasure! Apologies for re-routing you. http://www.gstringjourney.com/the-paper-trail/
I am in the process of moving this blog to our new website. I spent hours trying to figure out the whole technology behind a wordpress blog and a blog … Continue reading
We are sitting with Valon, our VW doctor, who is patiently explaining to us what he is doing at each step of the surgery. Humpty is being put back together again … Continue reading
What is that saying? For every door that closes, a window is opened? Where the heck is the window?! It is pretty darn stuffy in here! I spoke with Naved, … Continue reading
Urban Dictionary: Floored 1. floored: A term describing the state of being saturated in a particular emotion. To be stunned or overwhelmed in this particular emotion so substantially that it … Continue reading
I arrive to the Emirates check in desk in Dublin and search the faces of the attendants to determine who looks the most sympathetic. I spot a woman with a … Continue reading
A big thanks to Lesley Wimbush for the article about G-string journey in the Toronto Star and Wheels.ca today: G-string journey from Kabul to Cork – Wheels.ca Wheels.ca. One correction … Continue reading
I think I can officially declare the Bug dead. I look back at the photos we have from when she first arrived to our home. I have sweet memories of … Continue reading
After months of waiting, negotiating, calling, chasing, and pulling our hair out, we finally have them. Those two magic words that are essential to all else that needs to follow: … Continue reading
Yesterday we rode the motorbike along Jalalabad road to visit the folks at RMA about the car repairs. Jalalabad road is known to be one of the most dangerous in … Continue reading
Coincidentally, two articles, To cut Afghan red tape, bribing is the norm – The Washington Post and Kabul’s ‘Car Guantánamo,’ Where Vehicles Rot and Trust Goes to Die – NYTimes.com, were published … Continue reading
We are now in the process of trying to register the Volkswagen with the Authorities in Afghanistan. We need to do this so we can get the car’s documents in … Continue reading
Hubby and I had our first ride in the bug together. We realized on the way that although we have had the car for a few years, we have been … Continue reading
So here it is; the first rendition of our planned route. It is our first encounter with a navigational tool of the naive kind! To believe that we can plan … Continue reading
Last week was the first small step on the big journey. We drove the car with its newly assembled engine from Jalalabad road’s RMA Group office to our home in … Continue reading
Saw this blog today. Could be of great value for a long drive from KABUL to CORK!!