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... horses than anywhere else before. We have drunk vodka, eaten mutton and every kind of curd you could think of. We have smiled, laughed and cried more than we expected. We have gone without and gained so much. Cracked lips, split ends, sunburnt dry dirty skin, overcrowded hostels, unmentionable drop toilets and the constant smell of meat and dairy everywhere… none of these things mattered. We experienced uncontainable joy in Mongolia, and hopefully our photos ...
... car and played rounds of cards before retiring to bed. We have established a nightly rotation of three to four card games that we play until the looser (often me) get tired of loosing. Our breakfast and packing routine was accelerated the next morning in attempt to escape the bugs. We said our goodbyes to Jess and her driver, as we would venture off in different directions. Our drive took an unplanned break an hour and a half in when we arrived at a gas station in a tiny unknown ...
Sunday morning we woke up on the train just before arriving in Ulaanbaatar where we were met by our honcho Odka. I was really surprised arriving into Mongolia, the city is fairly westernized which is not what I was expecting. We arrived at our hotel where we were each given our own rooms with double beds - complete luxury! Odka took us out to lunch and then we went out to the black markets, which were a bit of a let down and no one was really into it. After that we went and looked at ...
The next morning Jenny found someone at the school to come with us into town to get SIM cards for our phones. Tomasi was very helpful. We gave him a small gift and some US dollars. And just like that I have internet that works again. The internet was very frustrating in China. The 3G network wasn't great, (4G is better) not to mention China blocks a lot of sites. I couldn't access Travelpod, look up anything on Google or Google maps and email was patchy. But ...
... to collect my train ticket I had booked at home from a local ticket agent, I had been warned pickpockets were rife here so took the bare minimum with me as I wandered around, I took a fair trek around town and the pace of development is evident everywhere, on one side of town you have the nomads in their yurts in the ger districts where there are no roads, sanitation or infrastructure to speak of and literally sometimes on the other side of the street you have a glass tower ...