Ulanbaatar July 3rd 2005 I am writing this from the Mongolian Stock Exchange. I never even considered there was one here. Benedict and I happened to walk into it by mistake. A security guard tried to stop us at the entrance, I gave him a big grin, said hello sweetheart and strolled straight past. What fun. I am now overlooking the actual exchange room: there are a grand total of 7 people working here, most playing cards o ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Ulaanbaatar 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
My latest travel will take me from London to Brussels - Berlin - Warsaw - Minsk - Moscow - Yekaterinburg - Novosibirsk - Irkutsk - Ulan Bator - Beijing - Chengdu - Lhassa - Kathmandu - Bhutan - Calcutta - Lucknow - Vanarasi - New Delhi - Bahrain - Cairo - Luxor - Alexandria - Port Said -Suez - Port Sudan - Quatar - Dubai - Bander Abbas - Karachi - Mundra - Mumbai and back to London.
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