Our Last Day in Mongolia

In August 2017, we travelled across Central Mongolia over a period of 10 days. Our journey took us through National Parks, a lush forest, desolate valleys, nondescript towns, forgotten cities, and of course Ulaanbaatar. It was a trip of a lifetime and it has taken me a rather long time to complete our account (link of story so far)…

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Road Trip to Karakorum

Saying goodbye is never easy… It was the fifth day of our trip across Central Mongolia. After spending two nights with a family of nomads and roughing it in gers; it was time to head back to Karakorum — the ancient capital of Mongolia. We would cover a distance of 130 km, along bumpy country…

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Help! We’re Lost in a Mongolian Forest.

After the camel ride and lunch, we proceeded towards Tovkhon Monastery — our last attraction for the day. The monastery is roughly 100 km from Karakorum. Our guide was worried about the condition of the roads near the monastery. The rains could have destroyed the dirt roads and there was no way of knowing how bad…

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Journey to the Heart of Mongolia

The Views from the Top (Eden Camp) The next morning, we woke up early to hike the rocky peak behind our camp. Boggi, our guide, had assured us that it was perfectly safe to do so and wouldn’t be too hard. We had some time before breakfast and with the camp plunged in silence —…

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