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Category: China and Mongolia 2018

Day 24: More Ulaanbaatar (August 17th)

Day 24: More Ulaanbaatar (August 17th) *photos to come later* After a rough end to the night I didn’t sleep particularly well and when I woke up a bit before 8am I figured there was no sense in even trying to get back to sleep. I went down for breakfast at 8am and did my…
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Day 23: Kharkhorin to Ulaanbaatar (August 16th)

Day 23: Kharkhorin to Ulaanbaatar (August 16th) *photos to come later* I frustratingly woke up to my brother Jamie knocking at my ger at 6:15 am despite the plan being to meet at 8am for breakfast. Despite today supposed to be a day for sleeping in he diced to knock at my door because he…
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Day 22: Ancient Capital Kharkhorin (August 15th)

Day 22: Ancient Capital Kharkhorin (August 15th) *photos to come later* To say I slept poorly would be to make a massive understatement. It was so incredibly cold and u comfortable last night that I was tossing and turning in my bed (when  I wasn’t shivering from the cold). Our request for a morninng fire…
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Day 21: Tsenkher to Khuree Tour Camp (August 14)

Day 21: Tsenkher to Khuree Tour Camp (August 14) *photos to come later* When the alarm went off this morning I wants to keep sleeping so badly. The mornings seem to always be cool in Mongolia so getting up out of the ger is usually a struggle. On top of that I didn’t sleep all…
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Day 20: Uggi Lake to Tsenkher (August 13)

Day 20: Uggi Lake to Tsenkher (August 13) *photos to come later* Just before 7am I woke up as a heard Kim getting ready. I stayed in bed a little longer feeling tired from staying up a bit later the night before to enjoy the stars. I then quickly packed up my things and joined…
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Day 19: Hustai to Uggi Lake (August 12)

Day 19: Hustai to Uggi Lake (August 12) August 12th *photos to come later* Today marked the earliest morning of the trip so far. With a fair bit of driving ahead of us today, we wanted to get an earlier start. We agreed the night before to have breakfast at 7:30am and to have our…
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Day 18: Ulaanbaatar + Hustai National Park (August 11)

Day 18: Ulaanbaatar + Hustai National Park (August 11) *photos to come later* With breakfast planned for 8:30am it was convenient that woke up naturally around 7:50am. It was cool inside the ger so I was grateful to have many blankets. I lazed around for a short bit more and then packed up my bags.…
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Day 17: Ulaanbaatar to Terelj National Park (August 10)

Day 17: Ulaanbaatar to Terelj National Park August 10th *photos to come later* At 9am I woke up to find my phone not charged since the power in the room was off in the night as we’d removed our card to turn off the lights. I showered quickly showering and then went down for breakfast.…
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Day 16: Beijing to Ulaanbaatar (August 9th)

Day 16: Beijing to Ulaanbaatar (August 9th) *photos to come later* With no concrete plans today we slept in a bit. Kim wasn’t feeling well so Jamie hung back with her to make sur she was alright while Dave and I went to loo for some food. I couldn’t much around me that looked appetizing…
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Day 15: Great Wall of China! (August 8)

Day 15: Great Wall of China! (August 8) *Photos to come later I woke up around 6am today, but lazed in bed until a bit after 7am when my alarm went off. With plans to go to have a private driver take us to a less touristy and more scenic part of the Great Wall…
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