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Kiev Paperwork Forgery – Mongol Rally

August 11, 2011 7 Comments »

Kiev St. Michaels Cathedral

While on the way to Kiev we received the email that our official V5 paperwork had arrived! This was great news as it would provide us with the proper paperwork to get the car into our remaining countries and no longer have to use the Temporary V5 that seemed to be annoying most of the […]

Ukraine Highway Culture – Mongol Rally

August 10, 2011 5 Comments »

  Today we were on what seemed like a super highway for Ukraine as we traveled from Odessa to Kiev.  Finally – some smooth tarmac – hallelujah!  However, as I sped down this highway constantly trying to go the ever changing, never-marked, speed limit I was stunned by the culture along the highway in Ukraine. […]

Mongol Rally: Driving in Ukraine

August 9, 2011 5 Comments »

Every day brings with it a new driving challenge in the Mongol Rally.  Today’s challenge was potholes.  We had heard horror stories about the roads and driving in Ukraine, but it’s hard to really imagine and believe until your wheel has been swallowed up by a huge hole and you hear the gut wrenching sounds […]

Crossing Borders with Natasha- Mongol Rally

August 8, 2011 4 Comments »

ukraine sign

We unpacked the whole car in the McDonald’s parking lot only to repack it all up again.  We had to prepare –  prepare for our first border crossing into the ‘wild East’; Eastern Europe that is.  We moved electronics into secure places, I hid my cash in my feminine products such as my  tampon bag […]