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>”…Adieu! Adieu! To you and you and yo-ou!”

Posted on October 15, 2010

>(Doesn’t the Sound of Music make everything better?) Well today begins the final section of the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge! A brief recap: the rally began on September 10th with over 120 vintage vehicles (bearing both a driver and navigator) setting out from Peking, China with plans to cover more than 14,630 km/8,923 miles  Continue Reading »

>Viva Italia!

Posted on October 13, 2010

>As the Peking to Paris rally is quickly drawing to a close, we find ourselves on the Italian peninsula — but only for a night. The rally participants left Greece this morning and, taking the ferry from Igoumenitsa, they crossed the Adriatic and docked in Ancona, a rather large city on the east coast of  Continue Reading »

>It’s all Greek to me!

Posted on October 11, 2010

>The Peking to Paris rally officially left Istanbul this morning, destined for Thessaloniki, Greece! By Saturday, the rally will have officially concluded in Paris, awards will have been distributed and the first participants will begin packing up and heading home. With only 2,630km/1,634 miles separating the rally participants from the Parisian finish line, the last  Continue Reading »

>Turkish Delight

Posted on October 8, 2010

>With only 8 days left in the Peking to Paris motor challenge, car #60 is still in Istanbul, with final repairs well underway. Our team has had nothing but praise for the city, harrowing the local mechanics as some of the most qualified in the world! Hopefully these latest repairs will last us the remaining  Continue Reading »

>Fairs, Planes and Cupcakes – oh my!

Posted on October 4, 2010

>What a busy weekend – happy Monday, everyone! So much to tell you about today, including a recap of the Nature’s Market 8th Annual Gluten Free Fair! The Fair, hosted by Nature’s Market in Kent, is a two-day gluten free extravaganza! With more than two dozen vendors sampling their wares, almost every gluten free product  Continue Reading »

>Surrounded by Land, Surrounded by Land…

Posted on September 29, 2010

>Today, the race entered Uzbekistan, traveling 260km/160mi from Shymkent, Kazakhstan to Tashkent (the capital city of Uzbekistan) along a mountainous route bordered by lush national forests and parks. Uzbekistan, one of six Turkic states, is one of two doubly landlocked nations in the world (i.e. a landlocked state surrounded by other landlocked states; the other  Continue Reading »

>From the Road: A Rally Update

Posted on September 27, 2010

>Car #60 (Dough and Anastasia) on the road in rural Mongolia last week Today marks the end of the longest scheduled break during the Peking to Paris motor challenge: 48 hours of free time in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Although it was replaced as the capitol city by Astana in 1997, Almaty remains the largest commercial center  Continue Reading »

>Coming to you from Kazakhstan, a Manti Recipe!

Posted on September 24, 2010

>We would first like to give a brief shout-out to a few stores who have recently begun carrying products from the Glutenfreeda Foods, Inc. line: Atkinson’s Markets in Idaho are now carrying our burritos! Find them at Giacobbi Square in Ketchum, Alturas Plaza in Hailey and at the Valley Market in Bellevue! Broulim’s will now  Continue Reading »

>Border Crossing & A Traditional Russian Recipe

Posted on September 22, 2010

>We rejoin the Peking to Paris motor challenge in southern Russia today as the teams race between Mongolia and Kazakhstan! No news is good news in terms of mechanical issues (yay!). It seems that more than a few competitors had to fly in replacement parts from the nearest dealership (even as far away as Australia!)  Continue Reading »

>And Now, For Something A Little Different…

Posted on September 17, 2010

>This morning, the race picked up in Tariat, Mongolia with plans to travel 336km/209mi to Uliastay, in the western part of the country. Because Monday will bring us to the Russian border, we will wrap up our travels through Mongolia with an expected, if not traditional, recipe for Mongolian Beef. Although this recipe is far  Continue Reading »



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