New West Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Ulan Bator
... numbered tag and the other with odd numbered tag. For those with less money, they do things through illegal means, by getting 2 tags – one odd and one even. Combination of car exhaust, smoke from the near coal power plant, and dusty road, this place becomes an assault weapon on my lungs.
The air is cooler in the morning – making it a nice time ...
... and I worked out it's been 5 years since we were last on a plane together, even then it was only the once. Hello UB airport and goodbye to Kim, she's stayed at the airport ready for her flight to Beijing- where she then ended up as an extra in a Mongolian TV drama which was being filmed in the car park. There was a gleaming black Rolls Royce outside which I only naturally presumed was for us, but sadly no, part of the set. Carmel, Danny, Laura and I piled in the ...
... a marmot by it's pelt! As the afternoon went on the clouds gathered and the windy picked up- almost chilly. Hoping for a thunderstorm to clear the air of the heat, but no such luck, just a few distant rolls of thunder could be heard. The afternoon was filled with more reading, admiring the beautiful scenery, the peaks of the mountains had a pink glow about them, and an unplanned nap. We consulted next weeks itinerary, realisation hit us, could poor ...
... on the dirt verge….
As we entered the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, and saw again the typical sights of a third world city, we couldn't help to compare this way of living with that of the traditional nomad. Makes you wonder whether progress really is progress at all. Obviously a lot of those living in the city today have never lived out in the country, and therefore don't know any different, but some of the conditions ...
... Then when we're both recharged and full it's time to do some sightseeing. The rest of the afternoon is spent walking around loads; we see most of the stuff mentioned in my lonely planet, from beatles square (which is very surreal) to the state circus venue and Chinngis Khan Square. It's a very tiring day and we have our pick up for our volunteering work camp tomorrow so as soon as I upload this am going to try and ...