Erwin

News Feed of Comments

Rp

Rp I am from Hungary and I find your plan intereting. I wanted to drive from Hungary to Thailand. I did some research on the route. Obviously for you there will be no problem driving through EU. I wonder why would you go to Bulgaria if you choose the Northern route? Ukraine is no problem either I travel there often. China however is a big problem. Our driver's licence is not valid there. We have to get a temporary driver's licence which is a big pain in the ass. The other problem is that most of the road sign are in Chinese same as good GPS-s. Only garmin has one where you can pinjin. To overcome the obstacle it is always better to have some official looking "sanction" on the trip. Like a TV cooking adventure or a donaton a world peace etc. I like to cook myself so we can put togather a cook through 3 continent type of jouney.

Erwin
Erwin Hi rp, will you drive a motorhome too?
4 years ago
Rp
Rp Have you researched the real south route too? I mean through Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Banglades, Mianmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore. A friend of mine traveled through Turkey and Iran and had very good experience. Theymet a lot of friendly people.
4 years ago
Erwin
Erwin Yes I did, but you have to pass kurdish territiry and my government (and insurance! :) ) don't cover that area... You'll have to cross Turkmenistan or Tadjikistan too and those countries are not so safe I think. Kazachstan and Mongolia look safer, but the disadvantage is that you cannot traverse them in winter, it's just too cold then!
4 years ago
Erwin
Erwin Hi Wim, we are planning a 2011 trip from Brussels to Singapore. Maybe we can share tips, as part of our route will be the same as yours, or maybe you can join us? :)
1 to 2 of 2 Posts
Erwin

Vital Stats

Name Erwin
Home Country United Kingdom
Contact Trooper Send Message

My Facebook Page My Website My Skype

Travel Trivia

What famous science fiction movie was partly filmed in Tunisia

Trivia: What famous science fiction movie was partly filmed in Tunisia

  •  
  •  
  •  

Profile Menu

Countries

Countries I've Visited

... to be completed

Activities

Activities I Prefer

... to be completed