Flat, open plains are interspersed by rural villages with residents hard at work. Livestock, including camels, are a key part of this iconic landscape, enchanting Mike and his team. The G-Classes make light work of a variable road which is, in parts, destroyed. Mike is unexpectedly exhausted by the border crossing, which took them an entire day, after driving through the night. Finally they enjoy a well-earned meal in Uzbekistan after a 14-hour wait. Lesson of the day: patience.