Monthly Archives: July 2014

Madness in Beijing

Entering Beijing is special. Especially after being for some weeks in Mongolia.

Climate and the number of people changed completely. When I came out of the trainstation, it was like being in a small bathroom, where someone had just a hot shower. More then 30 degrees and roughly 80% humidity. This mixed with millions of people at the same square was an interesting combination. Continue reading Madness in Beijing

great landscapes and some disappointments in Western Mongolia

Although I would have planned to visit Mongolia without using a plane, I decided to fly there, because I was running out of time (would have been a 3-4 day trip by bus in one direction) and the planned itinerary sounded quite good to me. In those eight days it would have been planned to do a 4-day trekking in the Altai Tavan Bogd Nationalpark and visiting some Kazakh families. Continue reading great landscapes and some disappointments in Western Mongolia