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The Adventurists

10,000 Miles. 10,000 Books. One Amazing Adventure.

Leon Logothetis | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The aim was to drive from England to Mongolia. The reality was that I found myself lying on a hospital bed in a distant land. A broken collarbone and bruised ego in tow. Violent car crashes can sometimes do that to you. But this year I am trying again.

Find Your Inner Silliness...

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

"If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older."  ~Tom Stoppard> I have had enough. I have had enough of people telling me I shou...

Mongol Rally, Day 8: The End of the Road, Our Car and Nearly Me

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The driver was speeding down a one-way street the wrong way. Our little Nissan Micra didn't stand a chance.

Mongol Rally, Day 7: Illness Be Damned, We're Off to the Ukraine

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

We had to be in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, in less than three days. That was about 1,400 miles from my sick bed in Croatia.

Mongol Rally, Day 5: Three Countries Per Day, Too Many Miles Per Hour

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

My country count is at nine, not too shabby only five days into the rally.

Mongol Rally, Day 6: Burger Debacle Stops Me Cold

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I'm nauseated, depressed and upset with life. The culprit: a Slovakian streetside hamburger

Mongol Rally, Day 4: Will Visa Woes Mean the End of the Road?

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I'm having a bout of anxiety, and here's why: The Uzbek Embassy was late in processing the visa of my trusted friend and cameraman, Steven Priovolos, so he was forced to travel across Europe on his Greek travel documents because his passport is at the Uzbek Embassy.

Mongol Rally, Day 3: Getting to the Czech Point

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The costumes.  The madness.  The drinking.  It's all happening down there. People enjoying a moment of glory.

Mongol Rally: Hitting The Road, Eyes Toward Ulan Bator

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

There were banged up old ambulances, three-wheeled cars, motorbikes and anything else you can think of, all eager to do battle with the elements and the Turkmenistan border police.

Mongol Rally: Let The Extreme Adventure Begin

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

When boredom comes knocking, I fight back.