Monthly Archives August 2007

A night at the wall and other experiences

Went to the “food street” at Wangfujin. You can buy all sorts of weird food there. One vendor was selling snake. At least the vendor said it was a snake. Anthony bought it, and had a bite, but didn’t like it. I ate most of it. A friend checked the Chinese symbol for what we […]

From Mongolia to Beijing

Train 022 from UB to Erlianghot was comfortable. There were no trains to Beijing available, so i took a minibus. Everyone, including the driver, were mongolian. So again, there was singing. The road south from Erlianghot is a 4 lane dead straight highway, very different from the ones in Mongolia. Our driver did drive a […]

Bogd Han Uul

On friday i went hiking. I started from where i’m staying, Yarmag district, 10km southwest froUB center. the plan was to hike about 25km to Manzushir monastery behind the Bogd Han Ull mountains just south of UB. I hiked to the peaks at around 2200m altitude. The views we’re nice but it was a bit […]