Mongolia Journal ~ 3 Getting into the swing of things (with eagles!)

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!)

Mongolia Journal ~ 2 Into the steppes

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

Horse trekking in Mongolia – part 2

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

Horse trekking in Mongolia – part 1

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