From Central Mongolia to Gobi Desert

Mongolia is not only about vast steppe. It is home to a few volcanoes (though not active ones), many lakes and the fifth-largest desert in the world and Asia’s largest – Gobi Desert. After 3 days on the horseback we moved our sore butts to the car and together with our man Ganbatar we went […]

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Central Mongolia experience on the horseback

The trip to Central Mongolia started in the crowded bus to Kharkhorin. Apart from handful of foreigners, it was occupied by Mongolians traveling with lots of stuff so that we had to squeeze our backpacks under the seats. Only the chickens were missing there. After a few hours of driving accompanied by Mongolian music hits, […]

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First ‘bite’ of Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar

It was a long day. After crossing the border with Mongolia in Altanbulag, we grabbed the cab for some spare rubles to Sükhbaatar, 25 km away from where after 5 hours we took the bus to Ulaanbaatar (commonly known as UB). The bus was full, some people were sitting even on the small plastic chairs […]

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