Monthly Archives : June 2017

HASHTAG CHEESE & BEER: ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

By MARINA

Before I left to Gobi Desert, I drank beer prayering for my safe trip in this ‘Hashtag cheese & beer’. This cafe seemed to be filled with local youngers everyday. Maybe here’s one of the hot spots among them. The price isn’t cheap, but good mood seems to amuse their guests. Not only their stylish atmosphere but their unique menu the younger come…

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PRECIOUS TIME IN MONGOLIAN GOBI DESERT (DAY 6)

By MARINA

May 5 2017/ Blue Sky & Tempestuous  The sky was so clear, but still cold outside. After breakfast we said good bye to nomad life and left for White stupa (Tsagaan Suvraga). More than 10,000 years ago, here was a big sea. After the sea dried up, a valley appeared with many glacis and escarpments. The wind and the rain for a long time…

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PRECIOUS TIME IN MONGOLIAN GOBI DESERT (DAY 5)

By MARINA

May 4, 2017/ Blue Sky -> Stormy -> Snowstorm -> Gale Our journey was nearing its end.  After the breakfast, we aimed to reach the town. In this place, we’d take shower and have a lunch.  We had a short time to explore this small town, because the shower shop hadn’t opened yet. We visited a local temple. There were several pagodas and a big…

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PRECIOUS TIME IN MONGOLIAN GOBI DESERT (DAY 4)

By MARINA

May 3, 2017/ Stormy -> Snow   I had woken up because of the coldness. But it was OK because it was almost the time I should have gotten up. I went out from my sleeping bag, and prepared my backpack. Before breakfast we must have accomplished a tough tough tough task. (Of course this challenge was not mandatory.) The mission was…

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