New West Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... to Spain and will now travel around Europe, Sverre by motorbike and myself backpacking possibly by train, bus, plane etc. It has taken me a while to catch up on all that has happened for the last two weeks since it has been rather full on and I have just recovered from yet another cold. That's right, I've been sick 3 times in one month, hopefully this is the last of it. Sverre has already talked a lot about our train experiences and our trip so far in Spain so I will ...
... for which my security question is (and keep in mind I set this 10 years ago), "I don't need no stinkin' password reminder". Jess found it hilarious that my younger self essentially pranked my older self. No big deal, I can just email the service desk - no wait you can only email them if you have an @monash.edu email (which I can't access because I don't know my password). I had to email Wendy, one of the front office staff from ...
... and here the monks are known as lamas and many lamas wear really funky hats with long points on top or sticking up ear flaps and the colours.... Oh the colours, gold, cerise, orange, red and black in infinite combination. Yes the Christian churches we visited had incense, bells, beautifully painted walls and sparkling stuff but the Buddhists have wild drumming, prayer wheels, people chanting different things at the same time and massive statues. If you are going ...
... and I were really happy with our choice. Jess quickly Googled "how to eat Korean BBQ" because we weren't sure if we were meant to start on the sides while the meat was cooked in front of us or we should wait, and lucky we did because it turned out we were meant to put the beef inside the lettuce, top it with sauce and garlic and THEN eat it. Good to know that. Australians in Mongolia eating Korean was never going to be a smooth ...
... 8220;spring”, much of the snow in the city itself has gone and the morning temperature has risen to a mild 20 below! The city lies in a long, narrow valley. With the dry, cold atmosphere, prevailing winds and geographical location, the factories and power stations burning brown coal result in a dense layer of smog hanging over the city.
Adding to UB’s pollution is the large number of cars clogging the city streets which make every journey lengthy ...
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