Crew

Good buddies, who are not afraid of traveling challenges. After a number of different expeditions to remote parts of the world (the Arctic Circle, to ice water of Baikal, the highest peaks of Europe), it’s time to move on …


 

JAKUB PEJCAL – BOBYboby2-u

scout, economist, traveler, photographer and handyman
Junák – Czech Scouting, troop Divočáci Jihlava

Ali interviews Boby:

JAPONSKO ŠKODOVKOU – what is the meaning of these two words for you?
Clash of cultures. Something that I am very familiar with from my childhood and vice verse, something completely unknown. I am curious myself, how will these contrasts fit themselves.
What are you looking forward to and what are you scared of?
I am looking forward to the broad plains of Siberian taiga and the emptiness, which impels one to think about his own existence. I fear mainly bad mood in a team – we will be closed in one car for a long time.
What is going to be your role in our expedition couple?
I am permanent grouch and I am a very rigorous man. I do not go far the word of criticism. I don´t do things uncompletely – everything I do must be completely perfect. Sometimes it takes a little longer…
What personal quality do you most appreciate on your buddy (me)? And which one makes you angry sometimes?
I like Ali’s tolerance towards others (me), perseverance and stubbornness. Ali’s restraint and prudence annoys me. Sometimes I feel the need to do things rashly and impulsively.
You like photography. Why do you like it? What do you like to photograph?
I take pictures because it is faster than drawing and painting while it can handle such a clam like me (that can not draw and paint). I photograph everything that gets to my viewfinder…

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ALEŠ CAHLÍK – ALIali3-u

scout, scientist, traveler, sportsman and musician
Junák – Czech Scouting, troop Holešov

Boby interviews Ali:

JAPONSKO ŠKODOVKOU – what is the meaning of these two words for you?
Opportunity to move on. Opportunity to learn something new, to gain new experiences. Opportunity to discover the world. Opportunity to discover “myself”…
What are you looking forward to and what are you scared of?
When we are finally on the road, months of preparation behind us and we will have everything in our hands. Fear? I fear many things. Would be bad, if I didn´t.
What is going to be your role in our expedition couple?
Do we have a roles? Probably I am more the “technical” guy. And thanks to my daily study periods, my role will be to говорить по-русски.
What personal quality do you most appreciate on your buddy (me)? And which one makes you angry sometimes?
Diligence, throughness…. But ironically, your throughness is sometimes hard to cope with, I would almost say, it can be contraproductive.
You like music. What instruments do you play and which one would you like to play?
Unfortunately I don´t spent enough time practicing. I play guitar, used to play piano. I would like to play accordion and violin – but that´s a very distant dream.

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four-wheeled friend and faithful companion in great shape, 30 years old
abilities were examined by hard travel conditions during our visit to Romanian Banat
what horsepower is this beauty hiding under the hood and what tastes her? You can learn it here!

Ali with Boby interview their ŠKODA car:

JAPONSKO ŠKODOVKOU – what is the meaning of these two words for you?
All my life I have been prepairing for this. Monumental journey to Glory or quick death on scrapyard… in any case it will be a toil.
What are you looking forward to and what are you scared of?
Most of all I am looking forward to opportunity for an airing of my “czech horses”. In my 30 years, they have been running only around “czech yard”, so I hope guys will make them run a bit.
I am really afraid of russian gas quality. I have heard a dreadful stories about it. Blocked carburettors lurk behind every corner!
What is going to be your role in our expedition couple?
Wait a second… what couple?! We are three in our team! My duty is simply clever – I have to get these geeks to the other side of the world.
What personal quality do you most appreciate on your buddy (me)? And which one makes you angry sometimes (vytáčí)?
Boby often rev up (vytáčí) my engine to enormous speed and that´s not my cup of tea. An even though I mock the guys sometimes (Iike freezing or leaking), they take it easy.

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