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A very relaxing day, which may be a good thing, because I seem to be a bit out of energy.
Doogie has arranged a driver for the day, who picks us up at 9am. We will now visit some sites in Ulan Bator, which we were originally planned for the day of our arrival in Mongolia.
I would consider these typical 'tourist attractions' more exciting on our first day, than after all the adventures we encountered already. Nevertheless, we found them interesting, despite the ...
... I couldn’t believe it. This woman had 15 unexpected guests arrive and here she was apologising for not having enough food for us and she hoped we were still happy to stay in her ger for the night. Where else in the world does this happen. The hospitality of the Mongolian Nomads who have next to nothing by western world standards will quite literally share what very little they have. Nobody is left hungry or without shelter, even if you are a complete stranger ...
... hard, dried cheese and some warm fried bread. Felt a bit awkward being there, as this was no commercial venture, but I think they quite enjoyed us once they'd got over all their puzzlement. Ulaanbaatar is a rather quirky blend of the old and the new, of suburbs where the nomads have simply transferred their gers from the steppes into a ger in the backyard of a house, where they still live, although now in a sedentary lifestyle, and tall modern buildings of ...
... to sit on. He was really heavy but seemed quite happy to sit on my arm. One of his feet was damaged so I suppose he wouldn't have lasted long had he been left in the wild.
We had planned on staying the night by the river at Terelj but it was too cold and windy to sit outside so ended up back in UB.
At the top of the hill on the way back we stopped to look at an ovoo. These are ...
... and arrange to have it fixed. Barbara was following World Maps on her iPad and after much weaving through unpaved side streets and squeezie alleys, she lead us straight to Oasis Café and Guesthouse. It really was a little haven in the middle of the gloomy capital city of Ulaanbaartar. It was set up by a German lady and all the trimmings were timber and first class, it was lovely and warm and welcoming. We sat inside for hours chatting with other guests, like Chris ...