Monthly Archives: November 2017

Headed to Chinggis in search of the Great Khan

Mongolia Chiggis Khan Monument

We are finally going to leave Ulan Ude. The forecast is for no rain today, but it was still only 6 degrees when we set out for the 230 km to the border. The plan is to get there and depending on the weather and the time for the border we will with stay at the border town of Altanbulag where there is 1 hotel or go 120 km to Darkhan where there are lots of hotels.… Read the rest

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A little side trip to Lake Baikal, Russian Federation

Russia Lake Biakal-2

Today’s plan is to get close to the Russian border, which is 354 km north and then do the border and the ride to Ulan Ude the next day. We have agreed if the forecast is wrong and it is still rainy we will say goodbye to Wolfgang and stay here to wait out the weather.… Read the rest

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All roads lead to?… Ulanbaatar!


Today we finally will make it to the Capital Ulaanbatar. We went about 70 km before we had to get the rain suits on and it continued to pour for the next 4 hours. I was still suffering a bit from the food poisoning (had to stop to vomit several times) and so this was a pretty dreadful day all round.… Read the rest

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