Erdene Zuu, Kharkorin, nomads and gers May 15th 2007 I love the smell of mutton in the morning. The pungent odour of aged, boiling sheep rolls in through our open bedroom window as I roll out of bed and into the minibus for our 3 day trip into the wide-open spaces of Mongolia. Delighted to see that our travelling companions are the very lovely Daphne and Bernd from Holland who we met briefly yesterday running around like mad things on a frantic food ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Kharkorin 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
Riga to Beijing on the mighty Trans Siberian via Russia, Mongolia and the wedding of the century.
And there's more! Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania with Dee-lightful Maguire coming up...
Still moving, not stopping:)... full info