Here I was. Working for Deutsche Bank, having one month of holidays in August and a desire go somewhere by motorbike. Artur said he was also on board for a two wheel adventure. At first we thought about Eastern Kazakstan, but I already knew that roads in that part of the world leave a bit to be desired and we turned our eyes South. If our goal was to ride less, we failed misearable as during 26 days we covered around 13 000 kms. Thanks gods it wasn’t. Thus we were able to see both Iraqi Kurdistan before the ISIS offensive started and its Turkish counerpart before Mr. Erdogan ordered indiscriminate killing of civilians under the cover of an “anti-terrorist” operation.
Route: Poland – Ukraine – Russia – Georgia – Turkey – Iraq (and back the same way)