Fullmoon over the wild Mongolian steppe October 30th 2007 I spent a wild week in Mongolia, so much so that I didn't want to leave at all and was seriously considering changing my ticket. I arrived in Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia, last Sunday, after another overnight train trip from Ulan Ude - this time in the company of a very nice English couple, Tom and Gev, who are on their way to Australia. We spent hours chatting and keeping each other's spirits ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » XiCheng District For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I’ve always wanted to travel the world, ever since I was a little girl. I dreamt about adventures in strange lands, treasures that were to be uncovered and destinies that had to be followed. When I turned 35 years old, the time to live my dream had finally come. I sold my house, surrendered my responsibilities and gave away most of my possessions to follow the call of my soul.
My journey started in 2007 with an overland trip to Pakistan that was only supposed to last for a few months. I left my hometown of Leamington Spa in England for a train trip that took me through Germany, Czech Rep... full info