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Prague in the snow

CZECH REPUBLIC | Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | Views [710] | Comments [5]

Greetings once again, this time from Praha!!  The train ride from Krakow was fairly uneventful, although I did meet a nice Polish lady, Irinata, who spoke English and shared her sandwiches with me :) We chatted for some time having the berth to ourselves, ... Read more >

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Krakow, Poland

POLAND | Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | Views [766] | Comments [6]

Hallelujah Krakow!!! My saviour :) I finally got some cash before leaving St Petersburg, and as much as I liked that place, I didn't feel too bad about seeing Russia disappear beneath the clouds from the air, hehe. The flight to Poland was fairly uneventful, ... Read more >

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Saint Petersburg

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 1 Jan 2008 | Views [487] | Comments [6]

Whew!!! I made it to Saint Petersburg after an 8 hour train ride crammed in with 3 burly Russian babushkas!! I missed my French mate who at least could speak English! Anyway, ariving at 7.30am didn't seem to please my transfer driver who got lost in ... Read more >

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Ulaanbaatar Sightseeing

MONGOLIA | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [1568] | Comments [6]

I've spent the last couple of days walking around UB checking out some of the sights. Yesterday morning I walked up to the Gandantegchenling Monastery and I knew it was cold when I had to scrape the ice of my moustache! The Gandan complex consists of ... Read more >

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Ulaanbaatur Arrival

MONGOLIA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | Views [594] | Comments [5]

The morning started at a slow pace compared to the day before (I actually felt pretty good amazingly), and the train kept snaking its way towards Ulaanbaatur. We'd reached the Gobi desert and the terrain was barren and flat, endless plains of nothingness ... Read more >

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Beijing - Day 3

CHINA | Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | Views [408] | Comments [4]

Today was Day of the Duck!! But first, Harry picked me up and we braved the maddening traffic to the Forbidden City. Once the majestic home to the great emporers, this place certainly is fit for a king. Centuries old and fortified by a surrounding moat, ... Read more >

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Beijing - Day 2

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | Views [548] | Comments [5]

Harry picked me up at 8am and we took off for the Great Wall. When I figure out how to transfer photos to this Chinese computer I'll let you all see :)  We got there before the throng of tourist buses, and the icy cold mountain air made my eyes water ... Read more >

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