A Grand Don’t Come For Free

28.08.2010 in Uncategorized

Sheltered by a stand of trees, we didn’t quite wake up as the sun rose over the eastern shore of Lake Baikal this morning, but we were up and back on the road as early as we could muster after a full day of driving…

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Trans-Siberian “Highway”

27.08.2010 in Uncategorized

When we first signed up for the Mongol Rally I never pictured myself riding a ski lift to the top of a mountain resort… not exactly the rally milieu. Then again many of my expectations for this trip have had to acquire flexibility enough to…

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Siberian Camp

23.08.2010 in Uncategorized

The desert heat has given way to cold, windy Siberia. For the second night after crossing the Russian border, we are camping out in a field a few hundred meters off the main road with the cold wind nipping at the edges of our staked…

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Alcoholism in Mongolia

14.11.2009 in Culture

Lousia Lim examines the long lasting effect cheap alcohol, used as a tool for colonizing Mongolia by both the Russians and Chinese, has had on the country’s culture and economy. Alcoholism in Mongolia // Current Subprime Herders in Mongolia // Current

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