Moscow to Mongolia (Sarah) October 18th 2007 Currently enjoying the blue skies of Ulaan Bataar in Mongolia!
Moscow was interesting - saw the usual stuff - the Kremlin, Red Square, took a trip round the Moscow metro - no we haven't turned into train spotters - the stations are pretty special... one had marble pillars and chandeliers, one had amazing mosaics on the ceiling and one had a whole atrium of stained glass windows! Seeing Lenin was ... 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