Roads and related issues in UB September 5th 2010 Well, week 3 in UB is over and I expected to leave for Darkhan tomorrow but, unfortunately, I have been delayed by last Thursday's weather forecast which predicted a big storm and snow! Well, the amended forecast is for overcast weather and maximums of 21-23. Regardless, I am now due to move on Wednesday.
So what has happened in the past week?
Last weekend, sev ... 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