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Week 4 - Chairman Number Three

December 10th 2009
After squealing like a little girl in the waters of Lake Baikal we returned to Irkutsk, where we had a few hours wait until we caught our next train to Mongolia. At thirty hours, I expected this train journey to be much tamer compared with the previous ninety hour trip from Moscow. Not only because I wasn’t sharing with Russians this time around, but because of Mongolia’s much stricter attitud ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Flag 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
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