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October 2009

Ninja Miners of Mongolia

29.10.2009 in Culture

NPR recently had a week long series on Mongolia that I wrote a little bit about on Current.com. Each day of the series focused on a different aspects of the Mongolian culture or economy. I’m going to repost one of these articles each week for…

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Feeling Nostalgic

28.10.2009 in Uncategorized

Two years ago today, after three days of trekking through the Nepali wilderness, Kim and I took a spectacular mountain view flight from Pokhara back to Kathmandu for our last day in Nepal. Looking back on that now, I remember of course the frustration we…

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Khoomei-Taiko Project

26.10.2009 in Culture

Last night Baatar Hero witnessed an awesome and rare performance. We went to a World Affairs Council Global Classroom event at Town Hall to learn a little more about Mongolia, and my expectations were blown away.  Our evening began with a presentation for local teachers…

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Going To Mongolia

16.10.2009 in Uncategorized

I have mentioned in previous posts about our interest in traveling to Mongolia next. Well, we are excited to announce that we now have a plan to get there. Next summer we are going on the Mongol Rally! The Mongol Rally is a 10,000 mile…

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The Pitch

16.10.2009 in Uncategorized

I sent this email out today to launch the site and announce to friends and family that we are participating in the Mongol Rally. The time has come again when Kim and I set about taking another long and far flung journey around the world. …

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Website Complete

09.10.2009 in Uncategorized

It’s taken a while to get the fundraising widget set up and put the finishing touches on this site.  There is actually quite a bit still to work on, but I think we’re ready (enough) to launch this thing!

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