Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... scar on the landscape caused by industry, I have seen some beautiful scenery. From steep, deep gorges as we flitted in and out of tunnels to sweeping plains covered in snow and dotted with trees.
It's hot on board and there's no way to turn down the heat so i often go for a stroll from carriage to carriage to get the cool blast of air between carriages. I have had my first trip to ...
... Ulaanbataar kennengelernt. Dort haben wir die 28-jaehrige (eigentlich 27) Saruul Gili getroffen. Offen, freundlich und hilfsbereit sind wir am gleichen Abend noch koreanisch essen und auf ein Bier gegangen. Am naechsten Tag hat sie uns eingeladen mit ihr nach Zuunmod in den Nationalpark zu fahren. Mit ihrem kleinem Nissan Schiasser hat sie uns abgeholt und dann sind wir ueber die teilweise wirklich katastrophalen Strassen dorthin ...
... It was so much fun bumping along and riding through the thick sand this is what a range rover is meant to do J
We spent most of the day travelling with Lorraine, Richard and Nacho which was a good thing for Nacho since he dropped his bike a few times in the thick sand and David had to help him pick it up, but he was not hurt. We completely lost Richard which was not good as we had his tent in the car so by the time we stopped to camp were ...
... riding while we were here, but it didn’t look promising. Our tour guide said that the herder releases the horses to let them graze and it sometimes takes him a long time to find them again. He eventually found them at around 5pm and we all saddled up and rode off into the sunset.
Sounds romantic, right? At first, it was. The scenery was stunning and the sun was going down in a dazzling display of colours. Then it all went a bit pear shaped. We arrived at another ...
... it. That’s my guy. He leads me out to the van. There’s a tire iron in the front seat. I’m home… for a day or two at least… but no more than that. I’ve got five days in Mongolia and I’ll be damned if I’m going to sit in the city the whole time, so I’ve already booked onward trans for the next day to Tsetserleg, where there’s not only an English guesthouse, but it’s supposed to be ...
Other places to stay in Ulan Bator
PO Box 46A-314, Ulan Bator | Hotelfrom $13
Bayangol District, 3rd khoroo, Teeverchdiin St, House-7, Ulan Bator | Hotelfrom $12
Byangol district, 1st microdistrict. Building 22, Ulan Bator | Hotelfrom $12
Tserendorj street Building 63 Apt 10-12, Ulan Bator | Hotelfrom $27