Back From the Gobi November 1st 2006 7 days without a shower, in the same clothes, and sand and dust covering everything...a girl's worst nightmare and a trip to the Gobi Desert. The Gobi covers a third of Mongolia's land consisting of sandydunes, rugged landscapes and stoney plains. Gobi meaning 'desert' can get as hot as 40c and as cold as -40c. Although it was cold during our adventure, the sund was always shining creating a co ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Gobi Desert 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
Your life is what you make of it...never did I think, I would be where I am now!!
After my undergrad, I went to Australia on a work program traveling throughout the country and to New Zealand and Fiji. I learned a lot about myself and what lies beyond the USA. Coming back to USA, I worked and had an opportunity to study my Masters in England. On the way there I traveled with my boyfriend, Joe, stopping off at Iceland, Scotland and over to meet Joe's family in Ireland. I continued my studies in Bournemouth, England and had an amazing time. Once I handed in my thesis, Joe and I traveled on... full info