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A Tourist Ger  

A Tourist Ger

As compared with the Real deal. Better toilet facilities, plumbing, hot water and a diing area in the hotel up front.
Fascinating Tales from Mongolia

May 20th 2013
Mongolia wasn't in my (immediate) plan. But as it turned out, me and my 3 other friends found ourselves here in late May, and happy we made the trip. It would have been more adventurous to take the Trans Siberian Train from Moscow to Ulaan Bataar on the way to Beijing, but such is one plan we have long dropped. If we were younger, perhaps. At our age and disposition, we'd rather fly. S ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Flag 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
6th June 2013

I liked the sound of the 'tourist ger' until I saw this photo - seems to completely defeat the purpose of the ger experience. But still, the plumbing aspect could sway me :)
7th June 2013

Why not?
Go! I have issues about midnight trips to the loo. For one, I'm an owl. I dare not step out even if there's a lighted path at that unholy hour. A day spent in one will do for me. [:)] but YOU go. Then tell us about it.

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