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Articles by Danny Gordon

Having gotten a degree in Psychology and Philosophy, I decided to make life difficult for myself, and cycle around the planet. So far it has been a series of spectacular lessons, glorious mishaps and an excuse to eat as much of the local cuisine as I can physically handle...long may it continue. Follow my adventures on www.dannycycles.tumblr.com

Stoicism: Central Asia’s Olympic sport?
Tuesday, 18 Sep, 2012 – 13:49 | No Comment
Stoicism: Central Asia’s Olympic sport?

Editor’s note: British student Danny Gordon has been cycling across the world to raise money for UNICEF and Sports Relief, and not long ago, he passed through Central Asia. We wanted his impressions on the …

The Georgian-Turkish border: the memory of Great Leaders
Thursday, 23 Aug, 2012 – 12:37 | 2 Comments
The Georgian-Turkish border: the memory of Great Leaders

British student Danny Gordon has been cycling across the world to raise money for UNICEF and Sports Relief, and not long ago, he passed through the southern arc of the former Soviet Union, eventually through Georgia and into Central Asia’s erstwhile cousins in Turkey. Here are his impressions about the two nations’ efforts to Westernize, but do his words reveal more about the Westerner passing through?

The Azeri-Georgian border “cocktail party”
Thursday, 2 Aug, 2012 – 21:51 | One Comment
The Azeri-Georgian border “cocktail party”

British student Danny Gordon has been cycling across the world to raise money for UNICEF and Sports Relief, and not long ago, he passed through the southern arc of the former Soviet Union. NewEurasia managed to catch up with him to ask his impressions about crossing borders here…

“Where did you come from to get here?” Crossing the Uzbek-Tajik border
Wednesday, 25 Jul, 2012 – 1:00 | 4 Comments
“Where did you come from to get here?” Crossing the Uzbek-Tajik border

British student Danny Gordon has been cycling across the world to raise money for UNICEF and Sports Relief. He recently passed through Central Eurasia, and NewEurasia managed to catch up with him to ask his impressions about crossing borders here…