You Went to Antarctica?

You Went to Antarctica?

When people ask where we went on our trip, I try to keep it brief because, depending on who I am talking to, there are varying degrees of interest. I usually mention that we made it to all 7 continents and see where the conversation goes from there. That comment is...

Gobi Desert Tour

We had barely been in Ulaanbaatar (UB) for 12 hours when we sat down to breakfast with three ladies that said they were going on a Gobi Desert tour that day.  They tried to convince us to go with them – the price of the tour is dependent on how many people go,...

Ulaanbaatar Guide

If you want to see Mongolia, you are almost guaranteed to spend some time in Ulaanbaatar (UB).  The capital city is the major hub for the entire country in every way – political, healthcare, education, logistics, transportation, and so on. Most tours to the...

Traveling by Rural Bus in Mongolia

We decided to go to Northern Mongolia through an organization called Ger to Ger, which aims to connect travelers with local nomadic families. In an effort to give us the real local flavor, Ger to Ger makes you take an overnight bus to get up to the main city in the...

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