The Continental Hotel
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... your hand up to catch the door as it flies back in your face. They don't even let their fingers linger on the door to mitigate the "flying back" door phenomenon. On the streets, you will be hit or run into. It just happens. No apologies (Canadians, I can feel you cringing at the very thought. It's true. The "politeness" centers in your brains might just explode it's so bad). I find it so confusing because personally, the Mongolians are ...
... it over and over and over again super fast. It was horrible. I thought, "thank god it was only 4 dollars. Maybe this means it will only be 4 minutes!"
Nope, she destroyed my muscles for quite some time. Then, she did the suction cup thingies and my skin was burning because, like her hands, her speed was "Indy-race" and she swept those suction cups all over my back. The kicker was that she placed about 12 of these suction cups on my ...
... the phone line in what feels like a hexagonal pattern to get the phone to come on. It then shuts off. I rinse and repeat 3 times before the phone stays on. Guess what? The internet now works. You learn to never expect anything (well, I'm still trying to learn that). Every time something works out it is like a wonderful surprise.
Next, perspective. At my friend's work, the government budget is so small that she must pay, out of her own ...
... mixture of pavement and rubble that we've seen everywhere else in Asia. It's a very strong Buddhist society, and we have seen lots of temples, complete with dozens of prayer wheels, all of which we've had to turn as our guide seems very religious. It's very much like being back in Tibet or Bhutan and I feel very comfortable with it all. Most of the temples were destroyed and the monks killed under Soviet control, so many of the temples we've seen are ...
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Bairla, the head of the family is an incredible man, and his view on how nomadic ...