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overland to Australia

having just done UK to Capetown Ive been idly thinking about UK/Australia via the Silk road..anyone any suggestions (dont be crazy isnt acceptable!!) as to reading material, routes etc etc
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hi mate, am doing overland to Australia next year, leaving next june, my email is in link above if you want to get in contact, I am based in London at the moment. I am trying to ride accross to Mongolia then down through china(thats the hard part) getting through china! Then South east asia, island hope accross Indo and boat to Darwin.

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take a look at this website perhaps www.homepage.mac.com/gpsf
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We are doing this route right now. Look at our blog here on HU: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/mcmillan/ we will be in central asia in august and will have more info then. Going through the 'Stans and western China and onto the KKH.

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I came from India to the UK via the stans a few months ago am am kind of based in London now if you want any info. There is some on my website also. www.hotkey.net.au/~howmans
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Shall follow your ride with interest. My wife and I want to do a similar ride next year however london to Hong Kong. That is if I can work out a way to get a Chinese visa.

Any information that you can provide would be greatful accepted.

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We are leaving for Oz two weeks today!!!!

Going to set up the Blog in the next couple of days so have a read when its there if you fancy it.
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Shall follow your ride with interest. My wife and I want to do a similar ride next year however london to Hong Kong. That is if I can work out a way to get a Chinese visa.

Any information that you can provide would be greatful accepted.

Ken

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any Chinese Embassy / Consulate will issue you a visa.

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Hi Jeff

did something similar in 2003-4

http://users.netlink.com.au/~asimpson

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Hi, i'm doing the same trip about the same time, going to mandurah south of perth on a tenere 600. If you fancy a chat about the trip then you can get me at

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