Living With The Nomads

A slight warning if you are squeamish you may want to skip this post as it contains some images of sheep body parts. The final part of our Mongolian story is our home stay with a Mongolian nomadic family. Although I say homestay we didn't actually stay in the ger with them, there wouldn't exactly … Continue reading Living With The Nomads

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Stepping Out Of The Van

This post has taken a more time to produce and is a lot longer than anticipated, because despite the impression that may have been created by my Life On The Road And In Gers post we actually did a lot of things while we were in Mongolia. On our first day we visited the Choir … Continue reading Stepping Out Of The Van

Going For A Ride

The one thing probably most associated with Mongolia is horses, the Mongolians even invented the stirrup after all as they needed to used both their hands to shoot their bows while riding. In my opinion the tv adaption of game of thrones should have made the Dothraki more like the Mongols as they are nomadic horse people, … Continue reading Going For A Ride

Life On The Road And In Gers

Most of our time in Mongolia was spent either on the road or in gers. I will get to the gers in a moment, but first I want to talk about being on the road. The only way to get around Mongolia is on the roads and most of these roads are not paved, they … Continue reading Life On The Road And In Gers

Ulaanbaatar

You don't visit Mongolia to go to the city, that is for sure. Mongolia is most definitely a nation famous for its countryside and while we most definitely spent the majority of our time there in the Gobi and Steppe we did a few interesting things in Ulaanbaatar as well. When we first arrived in … Continue reading Ulaanbaatar

Relaxation With A Pinch Of Panic

Before I start here, I want to mention again about the terrible flooding that happened in Yangshuo before we arrived, which obviously doesn't fit with my light hearted title. Floods occur every year in this area, however they are usually very minor, just ankle deep which the buildings and businesses are set up to deal … Continue reading Relaxation With A Pinch Of Panic