Day 11 of our Mongolian horse trek saw us putting up our tent in a hail storm and being rewarded with a hot shower.
Day 10 of our horse trek involved very bad hair, escaping horses and other mirth-inducing high jinks on the Mongolian steppes.
More of my Mongolian horse trek 2015 - with insects, birds of prey, horses, baby goats, more horses -- and video!
Mongolian horse trek day 6, including river crossings and Mongolian words.
Horse trekking in Mongolia: in which we hang out with herd animals and visit Terelj NP
This is the third edited extract from my Mongolia Journal, covering days 3 and 4 of my two-week horse trek. With photos! 27 June 2015 Lunch stop - Day 3 We’re at lunch in a long flat valley with a train line and a town in the distance. The night was wild and cold, and … Continue reading Mongolia Journal ~ 3 Getting into the swing of things (with eagles!)
I've finally got my act together and have started blogging edited extracts (and PHOTOS) from my Mongolia travel journal. If you missed the first post, it's here -- First Impressions. This post covers the commencement of our two-week horse-riding expedition. Owing to the nature of journals, events are not necessarily presented in sequential order, so … Continue reading Mongolia Journal ~ 2 Into the steppes
It's over a year since my Mongolian adventure, and I haven't got near all the blog posts I was going to write. Thank goodness I kept a daily journal, or I'd have forgotten so much already. I always intended to write themed posts about my experiences, rather than simply transcribing my journal. But... I've left … Continue reading Mongolia journal ~ 1 First impressions
I started to tell you about Mongolia... and then I got distracted by houses getting demolished and an epic night of D&D. But today we return to the steppes and the horses. The earlier post (part 1) covered the logistics of the horse trek and how I managed the riding. Today I want to talk … Continue reading Horse trekking in Mongolia – part 2
I'm now back from my latest international adventure, the focus of which was a two-week horse trek across the steppes of Mongolia. It was an amazing trip: challenging, inspiring, fascinating. And boy did it go quickly. Over the coming weeks I intend to write a series of posts about my Mongolian experiences. (There's so much … Continue reading Horse trekking in Mongolia – part 1