Bad Colonies team in Asia | 802 Online
Pin It
Favorite

Friday, July 28, 2006

Bad Colonies team in Asia

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 2:21 PM

If you've always wanted to drive across Asia in a tiny, beat-up used car, you might enjoy this. The Bad Colonies Motoring Cooperative, brainchild of Bristol resident Seth Nathaniel Beck, is competing in this year's Mongol Rally. I wrote a story about these guys last month (Mongolia or Bust).

Beck bought a handheld computer for the trip that lets him and his teammates update their blog from the road. It looks like they're currently stuck in Ukraine, waiting to cross the border into Kazakhstan.

Team member Vaughn writes:

Ifthere’s one thing we’ve all learned, it’s that Kiev is mediocre,Ukraine is a dump, the girls are pretty nonetheless, and we would nevermind if we never came back. Right now BCMC is hoping that we get somethingto help us cross the border, otherwise we have to play catchup to theother two teams. We have all agreed, as well, that crossing Kazakhstanin a convoy of four cars is the best idea, protecting us from seriousbreakdown issues and bandits. Yes, there is a good chance that a one totwo car convoy might get harassed; three to four much less so.

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

Pin It
Favorite

About The Author

Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer

Bio:
Cathy Resmer is a former staff writer and currently an associate publisher at Seven Days, and is one of the organizers of the Vermont Tech Jam. She's also the Copublisher and Executive Editor of Kids VT, Seven Days' free monthly parenting publication.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

Latest in 802 Online

Social Club

Like Seven Days contests and events? Join the club!

See an example of this newsletter...

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2017 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation