- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... questioned our guide on how the nomads could raise livestock on such terrain; he said that in such a hostile environment, any grass that survives has to be the toughest; this grass, sparse as it is, is of higher nutrient value than any other feed grain. After our dusty, bumpy ride, we arrived at the Three Camel Lodge where we each were assigned a jer, which is the tent-like structure that nomads live in. The jer is a very durable round tent that can be ...
Doug came and picked us up today and took us back to his place. His wife Sigie and daughters Zaya (13) and Jessie (11) took us to visit the monastery and the dinosaur museum.
The Gandan Monastery area is very impressive and is one of Mongolia's most important monasteries. The main temple contains the magnificent Migjid Janraisig statue. It's 26 m high, made of copper with a gilt gold covering and was built with ...
... is worth considering the basis for this statement -
1) More people speak English here than Russia.
2) There was some sort of football/sport on the TV.
3) The toilet had a heated seat.
Surprisingly, getting by in Ulan Bator has been very easy, it has all been better than expected. We went out to explore and to pick up our tickets for the next part of the train journey. Once again finding the ticket office proved ...
... suspension bridge, up the hill some more then 100 stairs to the top! I made it!!! A little exhausted- but the views were breathtaking. It's hard to believe that soon this will all be covered in snow. We sat at the top of the temple for awhile. Just staring at the scenery and thinking 'I am here in Mongolia' it's crazy! But, how very lucky I am!! Back to the bottom and the bus for our trip to the camp for lunch. Another 3 ...
... lucky one, it seemed just one of us got the hidden slice of carrot each night. The main part of the trip though was the long drives in scenery of nothingness on bumpy dirt tracks and river crossings (very few bridges here). It's hard to explain but it's a vast green land dotted with Gers and nomads with their horses, all under a deep blue sky. Even our driver frequently stopped at other Gers to ask for directions. One journey of 100km took 5 hours. That's the same pace as ...