MONGOLIA - PART 2 - The Desert...! August 8th 2007 Hi there. So here is the 2nd part of our Mongolian adventure...Apologies for the huge delay - but this website crashed, so we lost our photos and new entries we made - boo!! Anyway.....
We set off for our big desert adventure in an old, rusty Russian van. Accompanying us was our trusty driver Jigmee, our guide Ortgoo and the tour owner's mother, known simply to everyone as 'Mama', who was along f ... 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
Nicola and Anton, aka Monkey and Gnome regularly like to sling on their rucksacks, leave the bright city lights of London, and explore. They like seeing new places and making lots of new friends. They will be setting off on the trail again this Wednesday - yippee!! Nicola is wondering how many pairs of shoes she can get away with hiding away in her rucksack. Anton is resigning himself, as usual, to the fact that he will probably end up going through her rucksack, taking them out, then when she sneaks them back in, end up carrying most of her stuff....!... full info