Tay House Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... Older Russian man, was kind, but spoke no English. I realized I had not changed money, so he pointed me back into the terminal. There was an ATM machine, but I quickly discovered, I couldn't read the screen, and it's not arranged as we know. Afraid to take a chance giving it my card. Oh well.
On to the WorldHotel Sultanate, which was quite nice and welcoming. The room had a very modern design.
Next morning Marat arrived as my tour guide, and yes, he ...
... yet to figure out. Some kind of tool ($23) maybe but it looked impressive and could be mounted on a wall. Outside the monastery compound was a row of souvenir stalls and in one of those I found an impressive, and heavy, Mongolian camel which i successfully haggled for and consequently bought ($40). Now I don't feel i need to buy anything more. I just wanted one really nice thing from Mongolia and camels definitely symbolise Mongolia! Drove to another museum, ...
... of the Gobi Discovery tourist camps and this one is called Khongor and is situated 220km west from Dalanzagdad city along the very famous Khogor sand dunes. It has 45 traditional gers. It was a nice place and we had a good dinner. Kidney bean salad (!) as a starter, cant have too many beans!, followed by a beef egg stir fry and a sort of fancy biscuit for dessert. Gino showed photos from an Africa tour after dinner and in bed for some massage and fun after ...
... Pack less we walked a long way before we could catch a bus to the ice skating rink and ski slopes of Almaty. A mini bus turned up and w jumped on. We travelled up to the mountains at a good pace. Stopped a few times and were told we could get out and take photos. All very odd. Suited us though because we had no urgency to get anywhere. It was a group of people on the bus and after a while we learnt they lived in Germany but were here to visit. A family with ...
... as an honorary elephant and taking such good care of me. Plus, it was incredibly fun. I will see them at the finish line!
Almaty means the Apple Town and is a huge city with a stunning mountain backdrop. There is no centre as such with everything very spread out. The prices here are the same as London which was a bit of a shock. There is even a Marks and Spencer here. We visited the bazaar and ended up buying $20 of dried fruit. The Soviet war memorial reminded me of ...