Category Archives: Mongolia

top10: Mongolia

Time for another top10 post, showcasing the best photos I’ve managed to take on my travels. A quick recap of the rules: Ten photos per country. They must be taken by me. No fakery, staging, or zoos. Photos are chosen … Continue reading

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Trans-Siberian Photos

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If you recall, I mentioned in the Trans-Siberian post I wrote that I had met up with a couple of guys from Luxembourg, Yves and Jim. Well, Yves had a fancy dslr, and was taking some beautiful shots of the journey. He … Continue reading

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Getting out into the countryside: Terelj National Park

Date: 14th and 15th July The real value of Mongolia comes from the vast unspoiled wilderness. With less than two million nomads spread across six hundred thousand square miles, it is one of the few truly wild places left in … Continue reading

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Naadam

Part nomad Olympics, part family reunion, part carnival, and with a full weeks national holiday. Naadam is awesome. Locally, it’s called “eriin gurvan naadam“, the three games of men. The main events are held over three days, but the entire … Continue reading

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Ulaanbaator, Mongolia

Distance travelled: 6730 miles Date: 11th-16th July Coming into UB was a bit of a shock. We had spent hours travelling past the most amazing, unspoiled countryside, and suddenly come into the sprawling monstrosity that is the capital of Mongolia. … Continue reading

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The Trans-Siberian Express

Distance: 6,210 miles in total Date: Non-continuously from 30th June to 17th July I know you’ve been waiting for this one. Don’t worry, the photos are pretty. The Trans-Siberian proper runs from Moscow all the way across to Vladivostok. The … Continue reading

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