So I'm planning more. You know, I've only got a year to do this. Let's buckle down and cut the chit chat. Here's what I wanted to do at first:
But then, I started thinking about when I would be where: (months in tiny green letters)
Which presented a bit of a problem:
I think this is not only a "Dan's a wimp" problem. I think it's logistical too. I mean, we're talking about hard-to-spell Stan countries there. You can't just hop on the interstate and expect to keep on trucking. So I thought, well, what if I did it backwards?
Surprisingly, that helped a bit. But maybe not enough:
So how about take three:
Perhaps I am on to something here! Alas, this one has problems too:
But these seem comparatively minor. This is of course pending some serious investigation (for all I know, maybe the Pamirs are lovely in the dead of winter), but it's a start.