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  • Amazing Mongolia!Mongolia was an amazing experience! I've read a lot about the Gobi Desert, so of course we couldn't come to Mongolia and not see it. The majority of our 6-day road trip was spent driving through Posted by jhongny in While We Are Out... | Oct 11, 2008
  • Mongolia - Land of the Blue SkyMongolia, the Land of the Blue Sky, is a destination that intrigues, delights, and rewards the adventurous traveler. This August, I had the pleasure of managing the fourth National Geographic gro Posted by atatravel in Academic Travel Abroad | Sep 26, 2008
  • MongoliaAfter taking 4 hours to get through immigration (they come and collect your passport while you are on the train and bring them back later) we arrived in Mongolia after 30 hours on the train. During this time the Posted by gt248 in Guyana, China, Mongolia and Russia | Aug 29, 2008
  • Bye bye Russia, hello Mongolia!Greetings to everyone from Mongolia. We are currently writing this form the capital Ulaanbaatar, the busiest if not only city in the country! Our last update saw us about to board the train from Irkutsk to Mongolia. So having been dropped Posted by robandal in Rob and Al's Big Ol' Trip | Feb 2, 2008
  • Train from Ulan Bataar to BeijingWe were picked up from our "Guest house" early in the morning, but on the way to the station I realized that I was missing my book (Mei Wenti). We managed to get back, pick the book up and still Posted by fredrik_p in The Big Trip | Oct 5, 2007
  • Ulan Bataar O Posted by fredrik_p in The Big Trip | Oct 5, 2007
  • MongolietUnder tågresan genom Sibirien var himlen täkt av stora dystra moln. Så fort vi kom in i Mongoliet skingrades molnen och när jag i Ulan Bator hoppade av tåget tillsammans med Erik och Ida-Maria var himlen klarblå. Vår danske medresenär Posted by Adde in Nanjing 2007 | Sep 24, 2007
  • GobiOk, after some thinking we decided to go. The tour was organized by UB Guesthouse and they gave us all the information and alternative tours, but this sounded like the best one. Since our time in Mongolia was pretty limited Posted by fredrik_p in The Big Trip | Oct 5, 2007
  • Train from Irkutsk to Ulan BataarThe taxi was of course not there in time at the hotel and we started getting a bit nervous. The reception ordered another one and finally it arrived. The driver looked exactly like the typical russian goone from a Hollywood Posted by fredrik_p in The Big Trip | Oct 2, 2007
  • Leaving UB, China BoundSo, despite the challenges of both getting to and leaving Mongolia, it turned out to be a real highlight of the trip so far. People were extraordinarily friendly (although to be honest after Russia we probably had very low Posted by lloydthyen in travelling right, travelling light | Aug 19, 2007
  • Nomads for a NightOn Friday, we headed out to Terejl National Park (about 70 kms out of UB) to overnight in a family ger. We had arranged the two day trip at the Tourist Information Office (TIO), paying $150 for transportation, food Posted by jacquiedro in travelling right, travelling light | Aug 19, 2007
  • In Search of 500 HorsemenLogistics sorted and after a night in a clean and decent hotel (we have BBC World and CNN – wow, what’s happened to the markets?), we were finally feeling ready to start to enjoy UB and Mongolia. On Thursday, Posted by jacquiedro in travelling right, travelling light | Aug 15, 2007
  • Friday the 13thYesterday we had a long day drive, 300 km, to reach our first ger camp. These 300 kilometres take about 9 hours going south from Ulaanbataar. Today we had another long drive to our primitive campsite in the middle off the Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 13, 2007
  • DinosaursThis morning we left for the flaming cliffs in the central Gobi. These all kinds of colours cliffs, but mainly red, hence the name where made famous in 1921. When an expedition finally resolved the question whether Dinosaurs are egg Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 14, 2007
  • Gobi sand dunesWe headed off in southern direction to another 5 star ger camp, this time in the south Gobi, near the Chinese border. Near this new ger camp we finally saw, for the first time this trip, the enormous sand dunes for Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 15, 2007
  • KharakhorumToday we left camp to head for the ancient city of Kharakhorum. Once there we first drove up a hill, next to the city, to hear a story about an enormous penis and vagina. These were made on the order of the Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 18, 2007
  • Big marmotsLast night we stayed in a ger camp nest to a hot spring at Thenther. After we left camp we had a long drive to Therkhun Taagaan lake via Tsertserleg city. In this city the locals came from all around Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 20, 2007
  • Moron cityToday after a very long drive, 11 hours for 300 kilometres, we finally reached Khuvsgul lake in the north of Mongolia at the border with Russia. On the way there we made a stop at Moron city to visit Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 22, 2007
  • Leaving Mongolia After a very beautiful but long drive, due to a “short cut” via a marshland we arrived in our last ger camp. On the way here we made a quick shopping stop at Erdenet city. In this Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 25, 2007
  • Nadam We saw the archers and wrestlers coming into the stadium in their many coloured traditional outfits. Suddenly a loud eruption of enthusiasm from the local people, finally the very important Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Jul 11, 2007
  • Adventures in MongoliaArrived in Mongolia over a week a go now, and have been have been really enjoying it here. It seems like a great country and is suprisingly different to Russia, evryone is a lot friendlier and the place has Posted by katiew in White Around The World | Jul 25, 2007
  • Pictures of Mongolia this is from our first week in Mongolia- we had class and an overnight at a ger camp about half an hour outside of UB Posted by tnichols in Pitt UHC Mongolia Program, Summer 2007 | Jul 8, 2007
  • Packing Suggestions for Future StudentsAllison and the UHC have come up with a pretty comprehensive list, but here are a few additional suggestions: First off, does your project require you to go to the countryside or will you be staying in UB? This will Posted by tnichols in Pitt UHC Mongolia Program, Summer 2007 | Jul 8, 2007
  • Our locationOur Backpackers center is located in Tsetserleg town (zone 1). This town is capital of Arkhangai province in Mongolia. By location Buddhist center and Historical and Cultural museum, main squire, Bulgan mount zone, shoppings. Our town at have beaut Posted by gansukh in Backpackers center in Tsetserleg town | Jul 1, 2007
  • Mongolia So on our third day of classes at NUM we visited a ger camp in the countryside, but just outside of UB. We were surprised to walk into a larger ger and find it all set up for us Posted by sculhane in Pitt UHC Mongolia Program, Summer 2007 | Jun 6, 2007
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