Mongolia in 11 days, 2000km, 2 Russian vans and a shitload of mutton

Day One: Ulaan Bataar to Kharakorum (365km- 8 hours) We are thrilled to discover that our vehicle for the next 11 days is a seriously cool Soviet era former army vehicle. The six of us pile in, stash our vodka bottles and settle back for the long drive to Kharakorum, once the capital of the … Continue reading Mongolia in 11 days, 2000km, 2 Russian vans and a shitload of mutton

Bendy, throaty Mongolians

A random and last minute decision to check out some traditional Mongolian dance and music by the Tukem Ekh ensemble turned out to be the best $10 we could have spent! The contortionist alone was worth the dough (thanks to Google images for the pics- I was too busy picking my jaw up off the … Continue reading Bendy, throaty Mongolians