Warning: this post is not for the eyes of parents, grandparents or teetotalers.
Piti is possibly the most muttony dish in the whole history of eating sheep. We had the pleasure of trying it in Azerbaijan.
Uzbekistan reminded me in many ways of my home country Zimbabwe, a land of incomprehensible procedures, corrupt police and worthless money.
Sheep ass is a delicacy in central Asia, and its fat meat seems to turn up in the most unexpected places. Beware, the following list is for the adventurous only.
Chuck’s assiduous notes on the comfort level of camping in the middle of Kazakhastan’s stunning landscape.
Chuck’s travel notes on the journey between the Russian Altai Mountains and Kazakhstan… and his quest for King’s Ginger substitutes.
On the last leg of our Russian journey, we met a set of interesting characters, ranging from “church security” twins to a vodka drinking cop by the name of Nikolai.