Mongolia October 9th 2007 On the tracks again, for another two nights, but that isn't so long, not when you've been for four nights, so we were well versed in the tradition of the vodka shot before bedtime and bathroom etiquette (i.e. bring your own toilet roll and never ever breathe in).
The difference was that our group of seven was becoming five, so we bid the Scotsmen adieu in Irkutsk. It's a strange thing when you ... 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
Yay, we're finally on the road!
After years of excited and nervous planning we took the plunge and left our jobs, rented out the house, said goodbye to the folks and friends, got married (well, you've got to be sure your travel buddy's there for you!) and headed off for places unknown.
And we're loving it, enjoying every second! Can't wait to see what's next.
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