The Gobi Desert! November 1st 2009 Three Brits, two Finns and a Mongolian! We all took an old Russian van that was prone to breaking down, thousands of kilometeres into the Gobi desert on a week long trip. Each night we would sleep in a 'ger' - a tent like circular framed hut with a fire and chimney inside. Depending on the quality of the ger it was be either cold, very cold or absolutely freezing! Fire fuel varied from woo ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Gobi Desert 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
I came to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...oops I am still here!
After two years I left Hong Kong and went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
Then I returned to work in Hong Kong again! I'm a keen photographer and writer, and I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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