The Gobi Desert! November 1st 2009 Three Brits, two Finns and a Mongolian! We all took an old Russian van that was prone to breaking down, thousands of kilometeres into the Gobi desert on a week long trip. Each night we would sleep in a 'ger' - a tent like circular framed hut with a fire and chimney inside. Depending on the quality of the ger it was be either cold, very cold or absolutely freezing! Fire fuel varied from woo ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Gobi Desert The Mongols gained fame in the 13th century when under Chinggis KHAN they conquered a huge Eurasian empire. After his death the empire was divided into several powerful Mongol states, but these broke apart in the 14th century. The Mongols eventually ... ... read more
This is me & what I get up to...
I came to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months.....that has now turned into six and a half years!
After two years I left Hong Kong and went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
Then I returned to work in Hong Kong again! This is my blog to keep everyone updated of my life in HK and the travels I get up to! I'm a keen photographer and writer.
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