Day 11 Wednesday 22 June 2016 Olgly to Altai Republic

Leaving Mongolia is a great sadness  I may never see such magnificent open spaces again.

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Trevor Finn stands proudly with his modified Chevrolet the radiator was cannibalised from a Russian tractor.

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This is a close up of a washboarded track. It runs from left to right in the photo.  We have driven two thousand kilometres on these surfaces, mostly with  busted suspension. It will not be missed, at speeds over 46 kph it starts to rattle every part of the car, mostly we kept it down to 22kph. Ghastly stuff I hope to never see again.

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Queuing for Mongolian export controls.

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You see these great Russian-built vans all over Mongolia, it’s 4×4, seats 36, and will go anywhere you want to. Generally faster than a Rally car.

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Got a tyre fixed with the local crew, inner tube and repair made.

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Geen will probably never be as grubby again.

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Ingo Stolz, blisters on his hands, burns on his feet, a champion. His La France has the body from a 1920 Mercedes Benz Grand Prix car.

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Open air laundry facility

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Tumble dryer.

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Microwave or walk through kitchen.

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Tony trying to get Radio Beijing. Tony and his wife have been having a very tough time, problems with the car, falling behind schedule, on the road for twenty hours at a time. Nice that he comes up smiling.

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