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Trip: World Domination

There are [51] stories from my trip: World Domination

Gallery: Train to Ulaanbaatar

MONGOLIA | Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Irkutsk, Russia

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sunday, 23 Dec 2007 | Views [644] | Comments [5]

Hello again! I finally made it into Irkutsk, Russia!! Oh man, the train trip from Ulaanbaatar started in a chaos as I was the only foreigner at the station and totally unable to communicate, but thankfully with a bit of sign language, I got passed the ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

Gallery: Beijing, China

CHINA | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Visiting the sites
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Ulaanbaatar Sightseeing

MONGOLIA | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [1549] | 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 >

Tags: Sightseeing

Ulaanbaatur Arrival

MONGOLIA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | Views [579] | 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 >

Tags: Sightseeing

The Train to Ulaanbaatur

MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | Views [417] | Comments [2]

Well the last two days have been another sensorial overload! I woke early to catch the 7.45am train from Beijing to Ulaanbaatur, and if it wasn't for my transfer driver 'Gary' (what is it with these Chinese names?), I would have been lost in the train ... Read more >

Tags: Friends

Beijing - Day 3

CHINA | Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | Views [390] | 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 >

Tags: Sightseeing

Beijing - Day 2

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | Views [528] | 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 >

Tags: Sightseeing

Beijing - Day 1

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | Views [320] | Comments [4]

Greetings from Beijing :) This place is an extra-sensorial extravaganza for a little Perth boy like me. I passed through customs without any pain and was greeted by my transfer driver Harry (yes he is Chinese). After not having any sleep all night, my ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

Its about time ....

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [337] | Comments [1]

1 more sleep and I'll be heading off to Beijing for the start of my Asian sensation. Looking forward to some real Peking duck! Stay tuned.... quack.

Tags: The Planning Phase

Time is drawing near

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Views [323]

The time is drawing near ... less than 3 weeks and i'm outa here ... muahaha!!! :)

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