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 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
Having spent several years travelling around the world, living in far reaching destinations and sampling differing cultures and lifestyles, I am now planning my next major travel adventure.
Starting on June 25th 2011 my wife and I will walk from Land's End at the south-western tip of England to John O'Groats, located at the north-eastern tip of Scotland. This is a 1200 mile walk and will take approximately three months to complete. This walk will be for charity and we will be raising money for the charity Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) (ht... full info