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  • Day 7Due to no lights or cold water we have to run across the hallway to use another bathroom, this place is beautiful but lacking in services of any kind. Never mind we survive, still beats a tent and long Posted by DebandLyn in Deb and Lyns European Winter | Nov 27, 2019
  • Day 6[center][/center]We survived the night sleeping in minus 15 degree temperatures protected only by a layer of wool and fabric, life is simple but efficient as a nomad. Posted by DebandLyn in Deb and Lyns European Winter | Nov 21, 2019
  • Day 5[center][/center] We crossed the border to Mongolia during the night and wake to find a new dining car attached to the train, [float=left][img=https://photos.trave Posted by DebandLyn in Deb and Lyns European Winter | Nov 18, 2019
  • A Wedding in MurunIt’s hard to think back on Mongolia, simply because so much happened there. The vegetation went from green to yellow, then brown before I left. It started out warm, good weather for shorts, but by the end it snowed and Posted by Porticaeli in The Song of Lucius | Oct 27, 2019
  • Reindeer and ExpectationsHalfway across Mongolia I found myself in Murun, which feels like an old New England town in a lot of ways. There are few paved roads, as well as no running water or sewer, but there are colorful wood houses Posted by Porticaeli in The Song of Lucius | Oct 11, 2019
  • August 2019 - Mongolia - Part 1 - The Gobi DesertGobi Desert, August 2019 Tuyukhuu took the guitar with a gleam in his eye. He tested out the sound of the E string, then ran up the bass string to an A minor chord. His gnarled fingers bending to Posted by capetocape2017 in Cape to Cape 2017. By Land. Mostly | Oct 8, 2019
  • A Farm in OrkhonWho you spend your time with greatly changes your experiences. I find that to be so true for myself. I have always been a bit of an empath, a mirror, mimic maybe, but I tend to greatly vary my personality Posted by Porticaeli in The Song of Lucius | Sep 29, 2019
  • Beauty in ChangeLeaving anyplace I have called home is hard, but not for the reasons I expected. My time was up, and there are people I miss every day, but it’s more that I wish they were here then I was there. Posted by Porticaeli in The Song of Lucius | Sep 24, 2019
  • Tag 9Der letzte Tag unserer Reise ist angebrochen. Für heute steht eine leichte Tour auf dem Programm. Nachdem gestern die Gruppe einstimmig eine Programmänderung (sogar mit Unterschrift) beschlossen hatte, ging die Fahrt wieder Richtung Jurtendorf immer auf a Posted by fegoestranssib in FE goes transsib | Jul 6, 2019
  • Tag 8Es ist 23:00 Uhr und wir sind erst von unserem Ausflug zurückgekehrt. Deshalb gibt es heute nur einen Rohbericht. Bilder folgen irgendwann zu Hause. Geht mir gut - es ist alles in Ordnung. Auch für morgen gibt es ein geändertes Posted by fegoestranssib in FE goes transsib | Jul 5, 2019
  • Tag 7Guten Morgen und es war ein guter bis ich um 07:15 Uhr zum Frühstück ging. Dort hatte eine große Gruppe Japaner den Speisesaal samt Buffet übernommen. Das Hotelpersonal war mit der Situation restlos überfordert. Eine kleine Kanne Kaffee sollte für Posted by fegoestranssib in FE goes transsib | Jul 4, 2019
  • 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
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