Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... gone elsewhere, voluntarily or involuntarily but the ones who’ve stayed have really accomplished something pretty amazing and many will be back the first week of Feb, when it’s sure to be just as bitter as it is now, to do it some more of the same for a few months more.
As for me, after leaving Brisbane on Saturday, I flew to Hong Kong for a night to meet up with Denis and then flew up here, arriving late afternoon on Sunday. Denis took me out ...
... motorcyclists have
> robbed/killed/shot/stabbed/burnt over the last few years. The people
> committing these offences were
> usually ex-inmates of some of the numerous local prisons or “zombies”
> drunk or drugged out of their minds.
> Luckily Dimitri did not come face to face with these sorts. He
> experienced some ...
The landscape is unlike anything I have ever seen. I think of Iceland but Mongolia is not as flat and there are a lot more trees. I'm told that summers are very different. I'd like to come back when it's warm and when things are green.
Halfway up I am forced to tie my camera bag and Papa to a tree. The terrain is steep and rocky and I will be needing both of my hands.
... she continued to thoroughly search the cabin including lifting the air vents and even removing the roof panels. This may have seemed like a thorough investigation, however she completely overlooked our luggage in its entirety, not once opening any of our bags. Passports returned we were then on our way to the Russian border post Naushki about an hour away.
At around 23:00 we were greeted by the Russian customs and immigration boarding the ...
... different from anything else I have had before I felt thematically (If that's a term that can be applied to food) it is actually pretty similar to what we have back home in a way. Regardless the re-emergence of tomato sauce on the table was a welcome sight.
Day 243: Wednesday 19th September 2012
Early morning in order to be up in time to get my visa. I rushed over to the office to get a last few things printed out and headed over to ...