All aboard the Trans-Mongolian Express! September 9th 2008 Here we are again only this time over 6000kms more traveled!
We boarded the train at Moscow although making the train was a close shave! Our transfer to Moscow train station did not arrive and cabs were in short supply due to Moscow road works. A cab was booked for us which was going to take 15 minutes, it takes half an hour to get to the station, it was 9.00pm and the train was leaving at 9.30 ... 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