Transdneistria - A Soviet Museumpiece. June 30th 2006 Day 50, 20th July.
Sângera - Benderi (TRANSDNIESTRA) - Tiraspol - Stepova (UKRAINE)
Andrew swam across the lake early to wish us well on our way, and we carried on east along the road in hot weather again. The roads were different than we were used to. Virtually empty of people, no horses and carts, no workers in the fields. Just before Benderi the landscape became wild and completely unu ... read more
Europe » Moldova » Transnistria » Tiraspol Formerly part of Romania, Moldova was incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although independent from the USSR since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Dniester River supporting the Slavic ... ... read more
Hi! I'm Andy Ganner, known as the "BIKEPACKER". Meaning I put everything on my bike; tent, cooker, clothes, food, tent, and sleeping bag... and just set off on an adventure.
Been doing it nearly 20 years and have hand-written journals for every trip from my RTW backpacking trip of 1986, up to present.
Over the next years I'll be publishing my "Memorablogs" of these trips. It will take time as there are many slides to scan, I only went digital in 2009.
You can already read the epic England to Singapore trip: 2001 a Bike Odyssey, now. It's all there, word for word from my written jour... full info