Mongolian Mutton and Madness

Boarding the Irkutsk to Ulaan Baatar train I was delighted to find I was sharing the compartment with 2 english students hannah and George. Since I hadn’t been to bed

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Into the Back of Beyond. Visiting the Darkhad and Tsartan People

‘This winter it’s very bad’ said Ulzii, our hired translator for the trek, ‘at worst it’s maybe -52C or something, many people losed cattle and this spring it’s very sad

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In transit through Incheon

When I ask what’s missing in my life, the answer is almost always dol sot bibimbap with a side of spicy kimchi, so other than missing my partner and cats,

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Last new country

This morning I departed Hong Kong for Taipei, Taiwan (the Republic of China, not to be confused with the People‘s Republic of China, or just China, as we know it

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Bangkok-Seoul, S. Korea

After a few fitful hours of sleep and numerous bites from either mosquitoes, bedbugs or most likely both, we stumbled out of bed and quickly left in search of clean

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Tomb Sweeping day

Today is Tomb Sweeping day in Taiwan and China. Well actually, it isn’t traditionally today, traditionally its next week, but as with so many other celebrations in Asia the infrastructure

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia : Part I – The Beginning

Two days prior to departing Nepal I was bestowed an unwanted memento, ‘Delhi Belly’, aka Montezuma’s Revenge or Traveler’s Diarrhea – there’s an oxymoron for you. To think I survived

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台湾行 — 后来

I tried to write this blog entry in English as I always do. But this time I find myself unable to produce anything nearly close to my true feelings in

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Karaoke in Korea

Had a two night stay in Incheon, which is about an hour from Seoul on the train. Haven’t been for few months so quite glad to come again. Still really

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Volunteering

Well i’ve been working at the Ger village now for the last 2wks, i’ll miss this place when i leave. The organization i’m working for is the Christina Noble childrens

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