Mutton or horse meat? July 27th 2010 Getting to Ulan-Bator was one hell of an experience! It was too late to book a direct train ticket to UB so I had to take a slightly longer route. I was incredibly lucky though there was a Mongolian guy staying in my hostel who spoke perfect English, Mongolian & Russian. I just followed him the entire way!
Part one of the trip was a night train to Ulan-Ude. I went for platzcart again since it w ... 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
I started writing this as a way of reassuring my friends and family I was still alive and not in prison.
Always planning the next adventure.
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