Central Mongolia July 21st 2005 Hi all,
After the Nadaam I wanted to go and see a little more of Mongolia. This time I found six more people who speak my language, and we hired a van (another Russian metal box) for seven days. The plan was to drive west to central Mongolia, and then North to a nice and big lake, and then to release the car and the driver and stay there for a while.
The first day was short, and we drove most of ... read more
Asia » Mongolia 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