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On Top of the World in Lhasa

CHINA | Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | Views [1238]

We finally made it to Tibet, despite the lack of information, misinformation we kept running across in China. We arrived on the 28th of October, via a 44 hour train ride from Chengdu. Being the clever, sneaky little duo we are, we made it into ... Read more >

Tags: culture, tibet


A Taste of Shanghai

CHINA | Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | Views [458]

After our long overnight train ride from Xi'an, we arrived around six in the morning at our hostel, where we were told that our room would not be available until after noon.  We sat up and drank coffee until we were able to make our way into our 4 bed ... Read more >

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Ulaan Baatar

MONGOLIA | Saturday, 4 Aug 2007 | Views [1163] | Comments [1]

After Bayanzag , we only had one more night in the Gobi before heading back to Ulaan Baatar .  We were all quite excited to be out of the van, take showers, and get something good to eat.  Upon arriving in  Ulaan Baatar , the temperature was ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Naadam Festival, part 2

MONGOLIA | Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [4460]

So finally the day for the Naadam Festival had come.  We awoke to a cold rainy day, and threw on our water-proof jackets ready to see some festivities.  We started out by going into the stadium which reminded us of a football field you might find in Cle-... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Amarbayasgalant Khiid, Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | Views [1252]

As things go when travelling, plans changed and we ended up heading to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. We tried to get train tickets to Xian which were all sold out, then tried to get train tickets to Ulaanbaatar (thinking we should probably get on our way pretty ... Read more >

Tags: Culture



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