New Sponsor: TerraPass

26.05.2010 in Uncategorized

We are excited to announce that TerraPass is partnering with Baatar Hero to offset our carbon emissions generated by taking part in the Mongol Rally! TerraPass was just awarded Best Carbon Offset Provider for Treehugger’s second annual Best of Green Awards in April.  I have…

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Baatar Hero To Boulder

25.05.2010 in Uncategorized

Baatar Hero to Boulder from Baatar Hero on Vimeo. Music: El Carnicero Photo set available on Flickr Last weekend I reported that, in addition to having just purchased our first vehicle, we were off to Boulder, CO for Afternoon Tea with The Adventurists. With the…

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Another TV Interview!

24.05.2010 in Uncategorized

Baatar Hero is very excited to be featured on King5’s new morning program “New Day Northwest” this Wednesday, along with our sister Seattle team Just A Steppe Away.  This time around, Jean Kim will represent BH on stage and will be interviewed by esteemed former…

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Punto Numero Due

23.05.2010 in Uncategorized

We have found our second car! Car #2 is also a 2003 Fiat Punto 1.2 Active with low miles on it, so both cars are almost identical but for their paint jobs. I am flying out to London this week, heading up to Manchester to…

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48 Hours in the Life of Baatar Hero

15.05.2010 in Uncategorized

Wow, the last few days have been a whirlwind of Baatar Hero activity. Thursday morning: We purchased our first car! eBay Motors UK and a few international phone calls later, and we are now the proud owners of a 2003 Fiat Punto Active 1.2 liter…

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Poker Night

05.05.2010 in Uncategorized

They came to watch Mayweather vs. Mosley. They came to play poker, foosball and pong. And they came to raise money for Baatar Hero!  Huge thanks goes out to our friends – Rob for hosting, and to Megan for organizing… they pulled together a fantastic…

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Earth Day

22.04.2010 in Uncategorized

Today, Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, is probably the best day to remember that traveling sustainably is just as important when we’re at home as when we embark on the Mongol Rally. We’re going to be exhibiting several impact reduction techniques, and measuring our carbon output…

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100 Days

15.04.2010 in Uncategorized

Seriously… ONE HUNDRED DAYS! We depart Goodwood, UK pointed east, roughly in the direction of Mongolia one hundred days from today. Where will you be one hundred days from today?


Government Overthrown in Kyrgyzstan

08.04.2010 in Uncategorized

At least 74 protesters are reported dead and 400 injured in what might be a successful attempt to overthrow Kyrgyzstan’s President Bakiyev. And although we are not going through Kyrgyzstan, we are watching this situation very closely. Citizens, tired of quadrupling energy prices and suspecting…

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Real & Rhapsody Rock!

05.04.2010 in Uncategorized

Last week several co-workers at Rhapsody & Real Networks rallied a fund raising drive for Mercy Corps, and along with our employee charitable matching program raised $700! I was incredibly touched by their generosity and we’re now at 69% of our fund raising goal for…

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