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Trans Mongolian: Train 24 Ulan Bator to Beijing, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Trans Mongolian: Train 24 Ulan Bator to Beijing

A travel blog entry by richardlodge

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16.07.2009 19:13 (GMT+8) DAY 16: UK to Australia without flying Trans Mongolia: Train 24, Somewhere in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia It was an early start this morning with a wake up at 05:30 I had a shower and finished packing ready for the train journey to ...

Outer Mongolia !!!!, Goby Desert, Mongolia travel blog

Outer Mongolia !!!!

A travel blog entry by leon1974

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ON the 25th September we went through Outer Mongolia, and the Goby desert. As you would imagine, it was very sandy, and we made the mistake of leaving the windows open in our carriage so some of the desert got inside. We saw camels.. apparently they came ...

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176, Sühbaatar, Mongolia travel blog

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176

A travel blog entry by asiaexpediszyn

(Wrazenia)ZUPELNIEinnySWIAT.PSYbuszujaPOsmietnikachW"CENTRUM "pijemyPIWKOczekajacNApociagWnajtanszejKLASIEdoSTOLICY-smakZ ...

Suntans in Mongolia, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Suntans in Mongolia

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... really dilapidated part of town that had a museum inside it one of the rooms housed loads of stuffed animals “not from Mongolia”- Why?!!!!!! Ivy seemed to enjoy it though. We wanted to go to the Mongolia history museum but its closed on ...

Ger camp, Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia travel blog

Ger camp

A travel blog entry by ashermj

Despite 8 hours sleep it was not enough, I was like a zombie for the first part of the day. The national museum of Mongolia was our first destination. For about $2 you get entry to the museum and a guide. However for some reason it cost $10 to take ...

Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, Galuut bag, Mongolia travel blog

Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve

A travel blog entry by travelrob

We woke up leasurely on Friday in anticipation of a 9:30 AM departure by bus to the Gun-Galuut nature reserve to the east of UB.  This was a welcome sleep in for those recovering from Club Night. According to the itinerary, the journey to the ...

Off to Gobi, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Off to Gobi

A travel blog entry by aerotrevel

So I spent two nights in the Terelj national park and came back yesterday, but soon I'm already off to Gobi desert for five nights with a French couple and a Swiss guy. So it'll be five days without a shower, toilet or ...

Camping On The Grasslands, Terelj National Park, Mongolia travel blog

Camping On The Grasslands

A travel blog entry by mel_and_si

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Our second port of call was to visit with two other nomadic families that live within the Terelj National Park, an area approximately 2,864 sq.km in size and characterised by lush rolling hills set amid the valleys of the Khentii Mountain range, 60km to ...

Wild Horses, Couldn't Drag Me Away, Khustai , Mongolia travel blog

Wild Horses, Couldn't Drag Me Away

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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Day 248: Saturday 22nd September 2012 - Tour Day 2 Today we went to the Khustai National park famed for having the worlds only wild horses. The Przewalski's horse is the only remaining breed of horses still found in the wild. Even then it became extinct ...

Customs is fun. Oh yes., Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia travel blog

Customs is fun. Oh yes.

A travel blog entry by mr_awesome

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... struck by a strange thought: we've been stamped out of Russia, but it'll be hours until we're processed and technically in Mongolia, so where are we? Official residents of No-Man's Land? Whatever the answer, we're soon in Mongolia, and customs passes ...

Wild West, part 2: Hey, this looks like Montana, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Wild West, part 2: Hey, this looks like Montana

A travel blog entry by skeeterdeeter

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Tuesday: Off we go - early departure from Beijing Station on Siberian Railway. In front of Station was INSANELYcrowded (and I lived in Japan - I guess Japanese are a bit orderly even in their crowds). I did not like Beijing: dirty and not terribly ...

Finally in Mongolia, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Finally in Mongolia

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... and far away mountains, but almost no trees. Also we had a great time with our fellow travellers, a Russian now living in Mongolia and some real Mongolians. Funny thing: when asked what the Russian was doing in Mongolia, the Mongolians answered for him ...

Scotch-o !, Darkhan, Mongolia travel blog

Scotch-o !

A travel blog entry by davidliv

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... from Russia for about 300T (12p each), so it will be interesting to see how the market copes with the influx. All over Mongolia it is now the planting period and there are holes being dug and various shrubs and bushes popped into the ground. I am ...

KTV Fun In A Town Of Very little, Erenhot, China travel blog

KTV Fun In A Town Of Very little

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... ;really only does what it says on the tin and very little else. Admittedly I had only come here to cross into Mongolia and wasn't really expecting much, or really hoping for anything really. Due to the boarder closing times however a town that I ...

Chilling out in Ulan Bator, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Chilling out in Ulan Bator

A travel blog entry by natgordon

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... 700 people.  Great value for money at under 5 pounds as well. We've really enjoyed our time in Ulan Bator and Mongolia as a whole.  The people have all been incredibly friendly and polite (well except the drivers) and was an experience we ...

Catching the Trans Mongolian Express, Erenhot, China travel blog

Catching the Trans Mongolian Express

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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With a cheery wave we bid a fond farewell to UB and boarded the Trans Mongolian Express (not that there was anything fast about it!) for China.  It left on time at 4:30pm and was surprisingly pleasant.  There were 4 berths to a cabin with fold ...

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176, Saynshand, Mongolia travel blog

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176

A travel blog entry by asiaexpediszyn

(Kitaj)Uderzamy do Chin. Temperatura 50C na Gobi nas zabila. Budowalismy jurte z tubylcami, widzielismy dojenie ...

The land of smiling faces, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

The land of smiling faces

A travel blog entry by chop49

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... if the gold and precious stones had anything to do with it), never to be seen again. Not to be daunted, Mongolia and public and private donors have been systematically rebuilding some of the leveled temples and restoring others that were not knocked ...

Back at UB, Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia travel blog

Back at UB

A travel blog entry by helz_on_tour

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Just spent saturday afternoon relaxing at UB guesthouse when we got back from the trip, watched a dvd and then went for a nap cos was still feeling a bit drowsy. Nam told me that was common and that i'd probably feel like that for a couple days before i ...

Nat'l Holiday Part 2 - Inner Mongolia!!!, Hohhot, China travel blog

Nat'l Holiday Part 2 - Inner Mongolia!!!

A travel blog entry by margaretfielder

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... him about Mongolian culture and his life. Experience of a life time...racing a Mongolian on a horse in the steppes of Inner Mongolia in Northern China....I'm sitting here now writing this and I still don't believe it. We drove back, I made quite good ...

China - a truly different travel experience, Erenhot, China travel blog

China - a truly different travel experience

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... last funny situation in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Right before leaving for China, I made the crazy decision to get a haircut in Mongolia, as I thought Mongolians would probably understand English less-worse than the Chinese ;-). So I asked the staff of our ...

Let's Get Ready to Rumble!, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia travel blog

Let's Get Ready to Rumble!

A travel blog entry by jingles

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Basketball and wrestling ...

Terelj - Campfire songs, Terelj National Park, Mongolia travel blog

Terelj - Campfire songs

A travel blog entry by chop49

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... to a dirt road away from the camp where a roaring fire was blazing away.  There were five performer in native Mongolia dress, two singers, a dancer and two players.  While all the performers were good, I was especially impressed with the ...

Horses and migent.., Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Horses and migent..

A travel blog entry by lisa.wengel

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The train to Mongolia was so and so. Not even close to as good as the first one. But hey, we couldn't have had it better.. UB Guest house is cool, we got a trip to the national park Terelj from here. We stayed in a jurt, rode along the dessert and the ...

Ulan Bator and the Pounds of Power, Ulan Bator, Mongolia travel blog

Ulan Bator and the Pounds of Power

A travel blog entry by aaronnbeth

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Here we are! Our second day in Ulan Bator (or UB as it is apparently know but we haven't heard anyone say it) and it's by far the best city we've visited so far (we had decided this after about 30 seconds). We were picked up from the station by Idre ...

Ice Valley and Orange Canyon, Bayanzag, Mongolia travel blog

Ice Valley and Orange Canyon

A travel blog entry by perez_r

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Saturday 25-08 Another day travelling a lot of hours by car while crossing big green lands with white flowers; sometimes it seems to be snow. We arrived at Ice Valley, in theory we will be able to see a beautiful ...

kohal, UlanBaatar, Mongolia travel blog

kohal

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Sõit päikesele vastu. Pärast üllatusmaandumist Novosibirskis olen kohal. Pagas ka vene-mongoli ühisprojekti tulemusena olemas. Saabumise kellaaegade kohta anti lennukis järjekindlalt erinevat infot. Vahemaandumise ajal lubati kohal olla pool neli ...

Gobi Tour 1 - Some Facts about the Desert, Erdenedalai, Mongolia travel blog

Gobi Tour 1 - Some Facts about the Desert

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... a couple of days without a shower ;-). The area of the Gobi covers more than one million square kilometers stretching across Southern Mongolia and large parts of Northern China (i.e. Inner Mongolia). It measures 2.000 km from east to west and up to 800 ...

Gobi Tour 2 - The Mongolian Ger, Bayanzag, Mongolia travel blog

Gobi Tour 2 - The Mongolian Ger

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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The Ger: The Mongolian "house" By far the most well-known and obvious difference between the Mongolian people and our Western cultures is their home / house. As a nomadic people, Mongolians live in a Yurt (in German: "Jurte") which Mongolians call "Ger" ...

Gobi Tour 3 - Domestic Animals and Local Food, Khongoryn els, Mongolia travel blog

Gobi Tour 3 - Domestic Animals and Local Food

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... impressive. There are also wolves and bears in this country but we didn't see any (fortunately). A very traditional activity in Mongolia is wolf-hunting, whereby eagles are used to hunt down the wolf and then kill it by human-hand. Understandably ...

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