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.
Irkutsk is a bustling city with great history and engaging architecture. But dare venture outside the centre and you will get lost in a maze of identical, randomly numbered blocks.
If Vodka is available everywhere in Russia, the thirsty traveler can also find a huge array of beers as well a plethora of delicious nonetheless dangerous liqueurs known as “Balsaam”.
Chuck A.K.A Chudley (one of his many nicknames) mixes us an original cocktail to enjoy the golden hour in the Siberian wilderness. Here is a generous recipe.