Trans Mongolian Adventure: Trying to understand the misunderstandings July 20th 2014 After a few smaller trips it was time to dust off the backpack and tick off some of the big hitters, and they don't come much bigger than Russia, Mongolia and China, so to get across them I decided to take an iconic route and arranged a Trans-Mongolian train journey with G adventures. The trip is a little awkward to blog because technically we visited St Petersburg first before taking an overnight ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
Hi all, I'm Mike, a teacher from Wales and travelling plays a key role in my life. I am fascinated by the endless variety this world has to offer and the people who inhabit it, I live to travel to faraway places to seek out as many experiences as possible.
"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It's lethal." - Paulo Coelho. I suppose it's a desperation to avoid the norm of home, that feeling that life is mundane and unfulfilling. I don't want to be like the majority, stuck in the rat race working all day and sat hunched over a smartphone checking Twitt... full info