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  • Trans Mongolian Westbound Day 2Train Day 2 21st Feb Dzamum Ude (Mongolia) to Neushki Russia We spent about 5 hours last night exiting China and entering Mongolia. The process went very smoothly. The Chinese immigration officer came into our apartment with a cameraman in tow an Posted by Valfowles in Granny On the Rails | Feb 26, 2019
  • Beijing to IrkutskLeaving Beijing was not a hassle 9.30 flight so up at 6.30 and 20min walk to metro then 1 change to the airport cheap easy and no hassle. Booked in que 5 people, then through the usual Chinese security, terminal Posted by oldnick in My bucket list | Sep 16, 2018
  • Mongolia - Part 5After resting one day in Ulaanbaatar, we spent our last days in Mongolia around Terelj, a small village in a national park and, thanks to its proximity to the capital, the most popular place for tourists that only stay a Posted by samandmarta in Sam & Marta - Travel | Sep 3, 2018
  • Mongolia - Part 4On our way to the Gobi, the landscape changed remarkably fast. Almost without us noticing, the rolling hills have disappeared and the land stretched out entirely flat before us. When hearing about the Gobi, one imagines dry, sandy landscapes as Posted by samandmarta in Sam & Marta - Travel | Aug 29, 2018
  • Mongolia - Part 3After leaving Northern Mongolia, we moved towards Central Mongolia, the birthplace of the country with its ancient capital Kharkhorin. On the way, we ate lunch at a local family with many kids. The kids were playing outside our dining room, Posted by samandmarta in Sam & Marta - Travel | Aug 23, 2018
  • Mongolia - Part 2After meeting our Mongolian driver Tuvshin, who made a very good first impression on us, we departed towards the north of Mongolia. The first day consisted of a lot of driving. Surprisingly, the further away from UB we went, the Posted by samandmarta in Sam & Marta - Travel | Aug 19, 2018
  • Mongolia - Part 1On Saturday, 11th of August, at 8:08 AM our train to Ulaanbaatar departed from Irkutsk. This was our first segment in the official Trans-Mongolian train (Train #4) and we don’t know whether it was because this train was already on Posted by samandmarta in Sam & Marta - Travel | Aug 14, 2018
  • Terelj National Park26th July This morning we travelled 40 minutes on a dirt road to Dalanzadgad, which is also located on the edge of the Gobi Desert. It is the capital of Omnogov Province. The airport is called Gurvan Saikhan. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/ Posted by shaneandnicola in Our trip to Mongolia | Jul 30, 2018
  • Wild Mongolia Part 220th July This morning we went to see the Erdene-Zuu Monastery. After the collapse of the Mongolian Empire; the city was abandoned and fell into disrepair. With the remains of the city Erdene Zuu (Hundred Treasures) Monastery was built in the Posted by shaneandnicola in Our trip to Mongolia | Jul 27, 2018
  • Wild Mongolia Part 114th July This morning we departed Ulaanbaatar and took a flight to Môron on Hunnu Air (the wings of Mongolia). The flight was only 90 minutes. Here is Môron from the air. [im Posted by shaneandnicola in Our trip to Mongolia | Jul 26, 2018
  • Naadam FestivalAfter the ride was completed, our whole group of 7 riders all headed back to UB to attend the three day Naadam Festival, a traditional festival and one of the biggest events in the Mongolian calendar. The three day event Posted by Liveitup in Making Connections | Jul 21, 2018
  • Horseback riding in MongoliaThe initial purpose of our trip was to experience riding in Mongolia - our time in Beijing, at the ger, in Seoul were all add-ons. In the spirit of "a picture" speaks a thousand words, I'll keep the words to Posted by Liveitup in Making Connections | Jul 21, 2018
  • UlaanBaatarNot surprisingly, Chinggis Khan airport, located just outside the capital of Mongolia UlaanBaatar (also spelled as Ulan Bator and known as UB for short), is far smaller and sophisticated than the Beijing airport - so we didn't expect there to Posted by Liveitup in Making Connections | Jul 21, 2018
  • Forward Ho!!!!It is pouring in Ulaam Baatar and we need to get ourselves and our luggage to the station, we take good drainage for granted in Australia but where we have travelled within minutes of the rain starting you are wading Posted by Seniorcitizens in By Train and Boat and Plane | Jul 18, 2018
  • In the footsteps of Genghis KhanWe spent an amazing day with a guide visiting some of the highlights Mongolia has to offer. First we travelled to the giant statue of Genghis Khan, they spell and pronounce it Chinggi Posted by Seniorcitizens in By Train and Boat and Plane | Jul 17, 2018
  • Start of the Trans-SiberianWith a 5 am start, we headed off on the metro to Beijing Central station we started seeing a few more westerners, some young backpackers, but a predominance of aging 'hippies' (like us spending their children's inheritance). [img=https://photos.traveller Posted by Seniorcitizens in By Train and Boat and Plane | Jul 17, 2018
  • Ulaanbaatar - Mongolia9th July We had another day in Hong Kong today as our flight to Mongolia was not until 18:30. We decided to have a relaxing morning at the hotel before heading off to the airport at 13:30. We arrived in Ulaanbaatar Posted by shaneandnicola in Our trip to Mongolia | Jul 13, 2018
  • The Tsaatan people of the Darhad Valley - a post by HillarieWe really didn't know what to expect when we headed off on a two day horseback riding trip to visit the "reindeer people' of northern Mongolia. After about 5 hours on the back of a horse traversing spectacular landscapes Posted by fishonyukon in Latitude to Gratitude | Jun 28, 2018
  • Mongolian hospitality - A post by HillarieIf a complete stranger knocked on your door would you invite them into your home and feed them your finest food? Would you share with them your freshly baked bread and hand churned butter? Would you bring our Posted by fishonyukon in Latitude to Gratitude | Jun 28, 2018
  • Trying to find a deeper connection - A post by HillarieFour years ago when we traveled to Ecuador we discovered that volunteering while traveling can help to create a deeper and more meaningful travel experience. When we were planning this trip we wanted to volunteer again to add some Posted by fishonyukon in Latitude to Gratitude | Jun 28, 2018
  • Epic Day 1 in Mongolia - A post by HillarieThe last four and a half months have been epic for us. New places, different food, foreign languages, different landscapes. But we have been saying all along that Mongolia was going to be the true height of our Posted by fishonyukon in Latitude to Gratitude | May 28, 2018
  • Do not use your precious human body only to ...The ger camp is built on a green grassy hill beneath a rocky outcrop. This will be my camping holiday for the next few days - a relaxing out-of-town getaway from the hectic lifestyle of not doing very much Posted by andrew_kleinert in World commuter train | May 17, 2018
  • Town and countryDowntown Ulaanbaatar's main square. Please note that links to external sites were correct when this blog was written. However, they may no longer be valid. Entry into Mongolia Posted by alexchan in 2005 Trans-Mongolian Rail Journey | May 11, 2005
  • Train from Ulaanbaatar to IrkutskAre we there yet? We boarded the train that would take us from Mongolia into Russia. We had been booked on the "slow" train as the fast one didn't go on the day we wanted. I coul Posted by alexchan in 2005 Trans-Mongolian Rail Journey | May 13, 2005
  • Ulaan BaatarI am standing in the grand city square of Ulaan Baatar. It is wide and open. On one side is the parliament building of Mongolia. Sitting pride of place in front and centre of the building is Posted by andrew_kleinert in World commuter train | May 15, 2018
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