Shaun’s Blog

Why Mongolia? Yak’s, Craic and Camel backs

Why Mongolia?  Yak's, Craic and Camel backs

Why Mongolia? A damn good question. My father died when I was a young kid and thereafter we had to travel everywhere by bus. A 10 mile journey to Sunderland seemed like a big trip to me. As a child I enjoyed reading stuff like … [read more]


Route to Mongolia

Route to Mongolia

View Larger Map  The plan is 15 countries and 10,000 miles over the course of 2 months with as much of the route as possible being off road once we leave Europe. From leaving England we go via Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, … [read more]


Go on Genghis…….one man’s quest to prove it khan be done!

Go on Genghis.......one man's quest to prove it khan be done!

Not content with Land’s End to John O Groats, or countless trips across Morrocco and Namibia, Speed’s fearless leader Shaun Merrick will shortly be setting off on the motorcycle trip of a lifetime; Manchester to Mongolia. Watch this space for all the thrills, spills and … [read more]