The Corporate Hotel
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... immediately against the bed to the left of it and then a washing machine and clothes drying rack near the door. The end. End of house. I don't even know what to say. To floor me even more, Chagsaa presented me with a very nice book she'd bought about the history of the Mongolian culture. They then printed a picture that Odko had taken of our group this evening. I was so overwhelmed with their generosity that I almost cried. These people are ridiculous!
... We begin by running around the room dodging other people doing their own stuff/class including jumping rope. Part of the exercise I believe was being vigilant enough to not get stung by a whipping jump rope or taken out by a swinging heavy bag. Each lap we had to do some sort of calisthenic like side shuffling, or punching, or skipping....for 10 min. Then, it was stretching. Then, the new folks that weren't doing actual boxing lined ...
... wallet in Mongolia was similar emotions of quick panic and franticness (I think I made that word up). Survival mode kicked in (similar to when I sucked water out of the hospital washcloth). The whole experience shook me up and made me realize what a fool I'd been to have my credit cards in the wallet as well.
Even getting a taxi was a bit of a problem solving exercise. There are few official taxis. Rather, you stick your hand out and ...
... the crowd and that obviously attracts attention - sometimes it happens in London too because of my model face and Caribbean rear end!!! Annnwwwway..........we had our first experience of this kind of thing with a local guy following us, again nothing particularly untoward, but obviously not what we as a couple are used to. I was sure to remove my glasses and eyeball him (think Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver) - usually letting them know a) you know and b) aren't a ...
... of each other just like we were. Last stop before lunch is the War Memorial, a monument to Soviet and Mongolian cooperation that is built at the top of a hill on the edge of town. Three hundred steps up to a well-done Soviet-era circular mosaic with manly Russian soldiers, handsome ethnic Mongolians, defeated Japanese fighters, a Mongolian cosmonaut, and happy citizens. From up here, the size of UB is impressive, and this part of town has some posh ...