Three Camel Lodge
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... accommodation (ger with ensuite bathroom anyone?) for patrons to bask in the rays bounding of Chingis' grumpy face. Only the statue and pedestal are complete so far, though you can take a lift up through what would be Khan's digestive tract to take in the views of the country from on top of his horse's head. The rest of the day was spent exploring the national park, by car, foot and on horseback. It is a scene of dramatic natural beauty which has been rapidly ...
... small museum around the base on Mongolian history and a film available in English on the making of the sta tue, then you can take the lift and steps inside up onto the horses head and see the Mongolian steppe for miles around, all in all a very impressive sight and interesting stop. The next stop was Terelj National Park, a visit to Turtle Rock ( see pictures it's obvious!) and further in though the valley it resembled the Wild West and a walk up to a Buddhist meditation centre it ...
Today was supposed to be light rain but I guess Ulan Bator weather has a mind of it's own.
I was told today that last weekend it was -13 and it snowed.
Today it's sunny and about +12.
It's the first day of our tour to the Gobi desert.
We left the hostel shortly after 9am.
There are 5 of us plus a driver and cook.
1 Korean, 1 Australian, 1 German, 1 Swedish and of course little ...
... The big change happened at the town of Tserterleg, a rather clean and attractive town situated at the base of three very rocky mountains. It is the site of an ancient monastery that dates from 1586. We visited it as well as a local museum. The monastery was interesting because of its age and construction. The artifacts inside were attractive, and a monk was actually giving a lecture to a group of listeners. That was really good to ...
... help explain the situation/appease my rising anger. We never did actually work out what his relationship was to the hotel but our young friend (well, Helen's as I was still working through my hostility) who called himself Cameron for our benefit, explained that all cars in Ulanbataar double as potential cabs. Thus, getting a cab was basically a form of hitch hiking as every car is also supposed to carry a meter through which they can charge you for your journey. ...