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  • Ger Camp Fun and Mountain Hikes10:05 After a late night we had agreed to meet at 8 for breakfast. This didn't quite work. I got up and ready, I wasn't hungover though. But I had had a poor nights sleep as I was cold and Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 20, 2011
  • Chores and History08:41 Last night was a bit of a big night by the sound of it. Everyone was up getting drunk till 2. I'd had 6 hours sleep by then! I'm afraid I was pretty tired today and not too chipper Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 22, 2011
  • Leaving Mongolia and bogey changing! Hehe!09:28 A hideously early 6am get up today to reach the train for a 720 departure. It was very cold outside, it was -31 in fact! Yay! I've breached -30! Am quite pleased by that! The wild clubbers didn't get Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 23, 2011
  • A Summary of Russia09:31 A summery of Russia I think a lot of people wondered why I wanted to travel across Russia in winter. Simple really, I've always associated it with winter and knew a little of some of the beautiful buildings they Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 18, 2011
  • Ger Sledging and Slow Beasts of Burden09:04 On leaving our tent this morning we found a cloudy day and a fresh sprinkling of snow over the ground and rocks, and still a few flakes falling. It wasn't very cold though. Through the night a lady came into Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 21, 2011
  • City Living!06:28 It was a very early start this morning, we got up at 5 after a fairly uncomfortable night on quite a hard bed tucked up under blankets. All night very cold air pours in off the window and the Posted by zoebuck in Zoe's Great Adventure | Feb 19, 2011
  • Vodka in Ice Please: Lake Khovsgol Ice Festival I am standing on the shore of Lake Khovsgol and all I see is an uninterrupted mass of ice stretching far into the horizon. The glare of the sunlight bounces off the crystal blue surface makes me squint even Posted by IvaS in Mongolia: Lake Khovsgol Ice Festival | Oct 30, 2017
  • Western Mongolia From Ulaanbaatar we flew all the way to western Mongolia to the town of Ulgii, where we were met by our driver & guide who would be with us for two nights and three days. ==Our Posted by janejoe in Mongolia | Aug 25, 2017
  • Stop 22 - Mongolia[b][center]An extremely comfortable 26 hour train journey later (we ended up with a cabin all to ourselves because it was quiet!), we arrived in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar. Settling into our hostel and doing a bit of research, we quickly Posted by Chloemillen92 in Overland adventures | Aug 24, 2017
  • Central Mongolia After our return from the South Gobi Desert , we departed Ulaanbaatar by car and drove east into Central Mongolia. We spent five days traveling, staying in a couple different Ger camps and Posted by janejoe in Mongolia | Aug 19, 2017
  • The South: Gobi Desert We flew from Ulaanbaatar south to the Gobi Desert where we spent two full days. While there we stayed in our first ger (also called yurt), visited the Flaming Cliffs where over hundreds of dino Posted by janejoe in Mongolia | Aug 13, 2017
  • Ulaanbaatar - The Capital==Our Itinerary== We departed Seattle, flew to Seoul, South Korea, then onward to Ulaanbaater, the capital of Mongolia. We started and ended our tour in Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, the c Posted by janejoe in Mongolia | Aug 4, 2017
  • Arriving back in UlaanbaataarAfter having bribed the train hostess to stay on the train so we could make it back to Ulaanbaatar Shelley and I settled in for the night train ride back to the capital city UB, that we both thought we Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 30, 2017
  • Khoomei lessonToday is our last full day in UB (that's how most people refer to Ulaanbaatar). Shelley found throat singing lessons on google and since we were so impressed with this art form, which we heard during the cultural performance, we Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 29, 2017
  • In and around UlaanbaatarWe had to get out of our hostel on Saturday morning the 22nd as they were booked for that night. Since we woke up so late we were scurrying around trying to pack while looking for a hotel online. Luckily Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 27, 2017
  • Addendum to day 5Kellie and I keep thinking of things as we discuss the tour. One important thing we neglected to mention on day 5 was our introduction to horse milk cheese which we all thought were chunks of pound cake. After being Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 25, 2017
  • ReflectionsSo there are a few things we would like to note: * livestock on public roads - Mongolian drivers honk at everything and we haven't quite figured out the why's and wherefores - but certainly necessary on highways and off road Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 25, 2017
  • Day 7We awoke this day getting prepared for our horseback ride. Horses are such a significant part of the nomadic culture in Mongolia it was great to take part in this. The guide helped me get my chaps on and provided Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 25, 2017
  • Day 6We did not get to say goodbye to our hostess as she was not around when we left. She had graciously answered about 50 questions from our group via translation through our guide the evening prior. She has one daughter Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 25, 2017
  • Day 5Getting up for day 5 was good despite having hosted a party in our ger the night before. Shelley and I had purchased a bottle of premium Mongolian vodka for the trip and decided that last night was a good Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 24, 2017
  • Day 4I forgot to mention in the Day 3 post that we had given the boys in the family a blow up beach ball from Canada (thank goodness all the dollar stores were selling Canada day paraphernalia before we left!) Not Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 24, 2017
  • Naadam Fesitval: "It's Fortunate That We're Here for This"9 July 2017 Karakorum, Mongolia Another long day in the vans awaited us today as we continued to make our way back to Ulaanbaatar. Our destination today was the ancient capital city of Karakorum. Once again, I was in the Posted by Glichez in World Tour: 2017-2018 | Jul 13, 2017
  • Day 3Today we travelled for many hours over very bumpy desert tracks. I hesitate to say road as there is just desert. Our driver navigated without GPS which indicated he had done this trip many times! Each day there are pee Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 23, 2017
  • Day 2Having 2 men in the ger proved a challenge for changing but we managed. Breakfast was a quarter of a tangerine, two pieces of apple, traditional Mongolian cookie and two pieces of white bread with a processed cheese slice. We Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 23, 2017
  • Finished Gobi Tour and Top 5 Things We are Grateful ForWell Shelley and I got back yesterday from our Gobi Tour! We will be posting events and pics from each day but thought we would start with a top 5 list of what we are most grateful for since being Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Jul 22, 2017
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