09.08.2010 in Uncategorized

Finally, we got some photos up on Flickr. When I get more time I’ll add more tags & frame them on the site w/some comments, but we have to run to Turkmen Consulate. For now, enjoy!

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Roaming Green Update

08.08.2010 in Uncategorized

Here is a little Roam Green update on the trip so far. As expected, our little Puntos have been performing admirably in the efficiency department. After strapping some skid plates to them in Serbia, they sound like little race cars, but we have been getting…

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Muugi Wins Plane Tickets!

10.07.2010 in Uncategorized

Baatar_Hero_F5_and_Muggi_01 Originally uploaded by autarken We are posting live from our final departure party before we all leave Seattle in the coming weeks. F5 Networks very generously provided two free round trip plane tickets from the US to Europe and we just held a drawing…

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Random Acts Of Kindness

09.07.2010 in Uncategorized

Random Acts Of Kindness Originally uploaded by autarken We are at a happy hour right now with fellow rally team Just A Steppe Away celebrating before we all leave and this super nice patron of the bar, Joan, just took an interest in our rally…

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Two New Sponsors

06.07.2010 in Uncategorized

We’re excited to add and Keen Footwear to our growing list of sponsors! When we are in the middle of nowhere we will be using a BGAN satellite terminal from to update our blog with exciting content.   This means you can follow our…

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Mercy Corps Mongolia Update

13.06.2010 in Uncategorized

A big thanks to the Mercy Corps Seattle office and Dominic Graham, Mercy Corps’ country director for Mongolia, for inviting the team to a wrap-up meeting regarding their work in Mongolia.  Oidov Vaanchig, project officer for Mercy Corps (MC) in Mongolia, put on a great…

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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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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?