Meeting Our Mercy Corps Goal

21.05.2012 in People

You did it! Last week your donations met and then surpassed our original $1000 goal to raise for Mercy Corps! We are meeting with them this week to share our progress and report your generous donations. By how much more can we exceed our original…

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Rallying Fools Again

19.03.2012 in Culture, People

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly two years since I was boarding a plane to London to purchase two Fiat Puntos that would transport our team of 6 to Mongolia.  The Mongol Rally was such a huge undertaking… fund raisers, international vehicle purchasing, camping…

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Feet On The Ground

20.07.2010 in Uncategorized

Still adjusting to local time, the last few days have been a whirlwind for Tom & I.  We’ve got a ton of updates to make, but also still a ton of work to do on the cars!  We just now have made it to our…

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Car Wrap Up

13.07.2010 in Uncategorized

The first of our two cars came back from the design company with the F5 logo wrap.  The 2nd car is in progress and when Tom and I arrive we’ll be applying the rest of our decals next week.  It already looks faster!


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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Party Success!

07.12.2009 in Culture

We had such a great time Friday night at our kickoff Holiday Party and Fundraiser! Friends, new and old, and family all joined us at Roq La Rue to celebrate with wine and music.  We presented our plan and everybody donated generously to help us…

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Baatar Hero’s Premier Holiday Party!

20.11.2009 in Uncategorized

In two weeks we will be celebrating the holidays at local art gallery, Roq La Rue, with our first fundraising event.  We hope to entertain and educate our friends and family with more info about the Mongol Rally and Mercy Corps.  We also have morin…

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The Pitch

16.10.2009 in Uncategorized

I sent this email out today to launch the site and announce to friends and family that we are participating in the Mongol Rally. The time has come again when Kim and I set about taking another long and far flung journey around the world. …

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We Are Registered!

01.09.2009 in Uncategorized

Kim and I just registered for two cars to participate in next summer’s Mongol Rally! Starting around some time late last year we knew that we wanted our next big trip to be Mongolia, but when we started planning we had no idea what we…

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