How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
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Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... us to sing more! Both grandsons staring at us in wide-eyed amazement and smiles that have branded our hearts.
Lauren and I drifted off to sleep that night on what we believe to be our host mum’s log bed with the pungent smell of cheese and fermented mares milk filling our nostrils as the families goats and sheep let out soft bleats just outside the ger. The following morning after breakfast and playtime with the kids it was time to say a heartfelt ...
... to the ruins. Leah and I bought arrowheads and ancient coins that we plan to make necklaces out of. There were some great antiques that were salvaged from the raids and items that looked like they should be in a museum. We found a camping spot 5km from the monastery on the Ongi river. The site was beautiful and the shallow river gave us reprieve from the sun. The only downfall with the proximity of the water meant our first introduction to the bugs of Mongolia. Black flies ...
... and song, in splendid costumes. They played traditional instruments, and sang in traditional ways, including what is called throat singing, but some of us know it as harmonic singing. It was mesmorising to watch/listen.
Tomorrow morning we get the train to Beijing. We will be met on Sunday morning by a Servas host. I'm not sure what internet access will be like in China, so don't worry if we don't get a chance to blog for a while - we'll be in Laos in a month's ...
We said goodbye to Jenny and Des this morning. They are continuing their journey as they need to be in Denmark in late June to attend a wedding. We have enjoyed their company immensely through Burma and China. We were extremely lucky to find a couple that were so compatible with us through an ad on the website Horizons Unlimited.. We will miss them and Skippy and wish them the best of luck and safe travels.
We had arranged to meet Doug at ...
... I stepped off the train and it was brass monkeys again! It was -28 degrees when I got off the train and as I wandered around waiting for my lift to my hostel I had to give up and sit inside, it was freezing! After being hounded mercilessly by taxi drivers and people offering tours my lift arrived and as we made our way through town (the locals call Ulaanbaatar "UB" for obvious reasons!) and turned into the "road" where the hostel was the hostel owner/ driver said don't worry ...