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... It felt so good to wash off the layers of dirt, sunscreen and sweat. The nightly routine of cards and dinner continued in our fancy ger before round two in the hot pools,this time with a bottle of wine to celebrate the end of the trip. We drove to the ancient capital of Karakorum today to stop for lunch. This was the capital city under the ruling of Chinggis Khan until it was moved to Beijing. After the move with city was abandoned and then destroyed by Manchurian soldiers ...
Friday morning started again with a coffee from Tom n Toms to give us energy to pack up our rooms and bags. Once the whole group were ready we headed back to Tom n Toms to get a mango smoothie - yes we are addicted. After filling up on egg sandwiches and salads from the bakery again, we all headed to the big supermarket to stock up on supplies for the big train journey. Back at the hotel, we were all just about to get onto the bus to head to the ...
... to follow and didn’t get lost in the Gobi Dessert. There was ice and snow in the creeks beside the roads and on the flat areas, just sand.
We spent a wonderfully, quiet, dark night out in the dessert somewhere, after a long day’s bouncing drive. It was very pleasant sitting out over beer and nuts, with the magnificent vastness all around us. As it is nearly summer, the evenings are long too, and it doesn’t get dark till after 10pm.
... I can't remember) didn't join us, but he couldn't speak English anyway. They stayed the night too. For dinner we had these little fried pastries which were awesome. After biting the top off, you had to suck out a kind of soup, leaving the meat inside. Like 2 meals in 1! After that we headed down to a nomadic family and saw how they live. It was a little bit uncomfortable, barging into someone's house, but I guess they'd be used to it by now. We had some warm ...
... Mongolian side of the border. Firstly passports were collected, then customs declaration forms. The train was shunted backwards and forwards a number of times, I'm not sure why, but the immigration and customs checks were a lot quicker and less involved than on the Russian border. Around 9pm we entered the shed for the changing of the carriage bogeys so that the train could run on the narrower (standard) gauge of ...