Zaya Guest House
Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... between them or lean against them as it shows disrespect; on entering the ger, you must always enter to the left and move round clockwise; you must never whistle in a ger as this sound to invites snakes; you must always accept offerings with your right hand; and you must never point your feet to the back of the ger, as this is disrespectful to Buddha.
Within 30 seconds we had broken the majority of all these rules, as Claire went to the right, Dave walked ...
... the stairs hurting her elbow, falling over coming down a hill, really hurting her ankle and trapping her finger on the train when putting the bed away REALLY hurting her finger.
2. Mongolian food is ok and very muttonesque, cheap and huge potions.
3. Mongolian money is like Monopoly money
Dave's Transport stats so far:
Planes used - 1
Buses used - 1
Trains used - 3
Metros used - 1
Cars used - 2 (+2)
... filled to the brim with salt and pepper in order for us to enhance the flavour of our dried goods; two Swedish lads who were on a round the world trip on a budget, they liked to sit in the restaurant car because it was cooler, but when Olga demanded they order something they would order and share 1 slice of bread with mayonnaise; an interesting English lad named Tim whose been on his travels for over a year and a half; a couple from Norway who like Vodka; a very tall German ...
... waves of excruciating pain. I messaged Sverre and he came home to look after me. Worrying about the English competition, I sent Sverre off with the work I'd done the night before to give to the teachers, since I wasn't able to walk too far without buckling over with pain. Guessing the pain wasn't going to get better any time soon, I let the school know that I wasn't able to be a part of the English competition that afternoon and apologised. I felt bad since I was supposed to ...
... Lea spoke goat, Pip responding each time. Mama had also prepared as bowl of meat and noodles we where handed a carving knife and tucked in. This wasn't dinner just a treat they wanted us to have. Gana once again prepared a lovely dinner, which was more like a stew served with rice. The family kindly went to stay in there neighbour Ger overnight giving up there bed for us. Mama used dried dung to power the fire which warmed the Ger up so well. The warmest of the ...