Horseback Riding In Mongolia August 22nd 2007 Honestly the most other-worldly place I have been in my life. Again this was a trip with Girlguiding UK and the aim was to ride across the Mongolian Steppe in aid of the Girlguiding UK Friendship fund.
Main thoughts about Mongolia:
• Everywhere smells of cheese, EVERYWHERE, no exceptions, not even the airport.
• The grass is a lot sparser close up than it appears from a d ... 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 am a trainee teacher from Sheffield, United Kingdom. I love to travel, and most of my travel has been under the umbrella of Girlguiding or through contacts I know in other countries.
I have been to: The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain (for 20 mins so I don't think that counts - but I have the passport stamps!), Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Mongolia, Bahrain (I have lived here), Oman, Cyprus, Greece, USA (New York, Florida, Texas), Canada, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil and Mexico.
This year I'm hoping to knock a few other countries off ... full info