Trans-Siberian Railway June 4th 2005 We departed China to catch our 7:30AM train appointment which would cover over 1,000 miles over a 36 hour period. The Trans-Siberian railway was a fantastic way for one to view the diverse landscapes China has to offer. No description I could give would do justice. I was able to see the rice paddies, rolling green mountains, rocky dry mountains, residential areas which reminded me of very bad shan ... 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
Summer of 2005 - Visitation of Beijing, China / Two months of living in Mongolia working on archeology.
Academic Year 2005 - A year abroad in Japan studying language at Kansai Gaidai in Hirakata City near Osaka.... full info