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Freezing Our Toes off at Nam-Tso

CHINA | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [4251]

While traveling, we have been incredibly lucky to meet a full complement of wonderful people; and it was no surprise to us to have fallen into a great bunch of people while getting used to the altitude in Lhasa. We are not exactly sure whose crazy ... Read more >

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The Two Faces of Vang Vieng

LAOS | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Views [2633]

Last time we were in Laos, we had to rush right through Vang Vieng due to that blasted water buffalo that wanted to get up-close and personal with our little trekking group. We had heard mixed reviews of the city, but it was widely understood that the ... Read more >

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MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [3220]

Bayanzag is a particularly beautiful area, a huge shelf of rock and sand that descends down into many canyons that meander down to the desert floor.  The rock and sand were an array of colors from yellow, orange and red, setting a breathtaking backdrop.... Read more >

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Khongoryn Els Up Close Day 2

MONGOLIA | Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | Views [898]

A wakeful state probably hit us around 7:00 or 7:30 in the morning, as this is the time that the temperature starts to rise (especially inside our tent).  It was our second day of our camel trek in the Gobi, and it was hot and dry, and we were sweaty ... Read more >

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Khongoryn Els Up Close Day 1

MONGOLIA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [838]

We were all very excited to finally get on our camels and begin our way into the sand dunes.  The camels we rode, that are indigenous to Mongolia, are Bactrian camels.  They have two humps instead of one.  When you ride a one humped camel, usually you ... Read more >

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Our First Three Days in the Gobi

MONGOLIA | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [818]

After finishing up our trip around the northern and central parts of Mongolia, we returned to Ulaan Baatar eager for a shower, a comfortable bed, and some food that did not contain mutton.  These dreams were soon filled, and in the matter of 24 hours, ... Read more >

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Khovsgul Nuur, Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [3257]

From Amarbayasgalant, we headed on to Khutag Ondor, and from there we made our way to Khovsgul Nuur (Nuur is Mongolian for lake). Khovsgul is the second largest lake in Mongolia, it has been noted as being the 14th largest lake in the world. So needless ... Read more >

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