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Ulaanbaatar, a city that gets under your skin

By |2019-08-15T10:04:01+02:00 6th April, 2015|Categories: Central Mongolia, Hospitality, Mongolia, Travel tips|Tags: , , , , |

We have gotten to know the city of Ulaanbaatar reasonably well because Susanne stayed here more than two months and Martin almost six weeks. It is a city of contrast. We both felt very comfortable in Ulaanbaatar. Maybe even too comfortable. For us it was the first city in a long time where everything was available although [...]

Following the south route to Ulaanbaatar, it changed me!

By |2019-08-15T10:04:01+02:00 21st February, 2015|Categories: Mongolia, Off the beaten path, South western Mongolia, Winter cycling|Tags: , , , , |

In Altai I had time to think and decided on a change of plans. I now was planning to follow the south route to Ulaanbaatar. The original plan was to cycle north from Altai to Uliastai. Due to being in the winter of Mongolia I decided on the easier and shorter southern route Altai, Bayankhongor, Arvaikheer, Lun, [...]

Urumqi to Ulaanbaatar – doing it different part 1

By |2019-08-15T10:03:12+02:00 23rd January, 2015|Categories: China, North west China, Reflections, Thoughts, Travel tips, Tripreport, Winter cycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It was amazing! Arriving to Urumqi after cycling there all the way from the Netherlands. It was quite a huge milestone for us. But it was also a bit daunting because during the last days of the year we'd had some deep conversations about what next. The plan was clear but the feelings not so much. We [...]