Beijing to Ulan Bator January 23rd 2012 Early morning in Beijing, still dark but a smart hop to the train station slithering a little on the icy pavements. The impressive station lit up like a Christmas tree emerging from the night mist.
Slowly leaving the suburbs with a red yuan sun glowing over the wintry landscape. Bare trees, frost dusted, icy rivers and snow laying on neglected bare ground. Smog, mist and fog over all.
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Asia » Mongolia » Terelj 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
A long time traveller with a father with itchy feet who encouraged me to see all.
Looking to travel more extensively in the next few years and do some volunteer work too.
Back in Oz but with still some posts to add on Czech Republic and Malaysia. I suspect there will always be somewhere else for us to visit but no plans as of yet. ... full info