"Remember: vodka doesn't freeze until about -30 so keep a high percentage in your blood.." February 10th 2008 These were the last brotherly words of advice given to us by Damon before we departed for colder climates. Well Damon, we can safely say we have heeded your advice whilst in Mongolia and kept our ratio of blood:vodka up at all times. Not too sure whether it worked as we are now both carrying the worst flu bug we have ever had....we gave it our best 'shot' though!
Arrived in Ulanbaatar at about ... 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