A simpler way of life? January 23rd 2012 The smoky brown haze of Ulan Bator disappeared behind us, trapped in its basin, as we headed southwards to Terelj National Park.
The smooth rolling hills gave rise to fantasies of multiple blue runs on the wide treeless slopes. The snowed road unfurled before us and corralled camps of tourist gers (yurts) punctuated the clear white landscape. Eagle eyes spotted two black shapes, wolves we ... read more
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