Less than 40 days till the Mongol Rally begins…

I haven’t posted in a while and it is simply down to the current state of my life. I am opening a restaurant in my home town in August, but stupidly before hand… Continue reading


We planned to leave relatively early. But as always with plans in Pakistan, they very rarely run to their proposed schedule. We met in the afternoon along the busy side carriage of the main road… Continue reading

Murree, Nathia Gali and Bhurban in Pakistan

I had the opportunity whilst in Pakistan, to explore north of the capital into the hills overlooking Kashmir, the contested lands under the protection of artillery and the jaw dropping back drop of… Continue reading

Alto Research in Pakistan

Here is a post I made on our Mongol Rally website about a few research operations I carried out over in Pakistan whilst I was there. I’m also currently sorting through the maelstrom… Continue reading

Islamabad: Up to Monal

I am visiting the country of my ancestors. The Motherland. The Big P. Set between Afghanistan, India, Iran and China, Pakistan was created in 1947 as an independent muslim country. The meaning behind the name of… Continue reading

My video introducing our Mongol Rally Adventure

It’s quite difficult making a video of something you haven’t done yet, especially without the basic essentials….like footage… So why not appeal to the young voices in our audiences minds and take them… Continue reading

Check out my Mongol Rally Team’s first blog post!!!

Team Paint it Yak has put up it’s first blog! Check it out by clicking the image below!!   -U.Mirza

Introducing….Team Paint it Yak

I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front but I promise you, it hasn’t been in vain. I’ve been branding and creating the media for our Mongol Rally team and I’m happy… Continue reading

The Next Adventure: The Mongol Rally

It is done. The entrance fee has left my account. All those days of idle speculation and wishful dreaming are finally over. Replaced instead by unnerving focus on the task ahead fuelled by fear and… Continue reading

Mongol Rally: Festival of Slow 2012

Last weekend I had the privilege of being part of the media team at the Mongol Rally launch as a volunteer. Tasked with photography and taking social media snaps, my stomach grumbled with… Continue reading