Poor Babushka started to struggle going up the Japanese hills. Initially Chris thought it might be the fuel, but the problem persisted. On the roadside he checked everything he could think of, then eventually Sputnik 6 (Kojiro) arranged breakdown assistance to a garage where the mechanics also checked all the possible causes for the loss […]
Extracts from all these clips will be incorporated in the full drive trailer when it is finished
Modern Day HeroesBen Stokes vs Chris Blakey The British people need heroes more than ever. We are a nation accustomed to unfulfilled dreams and heroic failure. We have a capacity to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory and phrases like “batting collapse”, “abject display”, and “missed chances” are all too common in the language […]
Yet another example of Russian hospitality in Vladivostock as the owner of this garage invites Chris to park Babushka in place of his high-powered sport car before he drives off to see his 2 hour old baby daughter in hospital !!!
A truly remarkable achievement to arrive in Vladivostock 6 days ahead of schedule after a journey of 11,000 miles and almost as many wonderful stories to tell. Track the journey on the interactive map at this web address :- https://tourbuilder.withgoogle.com/tour/ahJzfmd3ZWItdG91cmJ1aWxkZXJyEQsSBFRvdXIYgICgx4GppwkM