Transiting unknown Turkmenistan

Wow, it is happening! After a rollercoaster of decision making in Iran, we are now really entering the gateway to Central Asia. The sun is burning straight on our heads, or I must say Abi’s roof. It is 44 degrees outside, inside probably about the same. On an empty three lane desert road we drive our first kilometers in this unknown country. And we are a bit nervous: we just entered the second most locked up country in the world, right after North-Korea: this is Turkmenistan! Our visa allows us to transit the country in five days,.. Detours are...

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