Mongolia: In retrospect

I was sad to leave Terelj National Park. The beautiful panorama and its fresh air: definitely to die for. I could just sit outside and look at the stars if not for the minus temperature, that is. The sounds of dogs barking in the middle of the night somewhat made me hoping to see a glimpse of Jacob Black or Jon Snow even! But that wasn’t enough reason to spend the night freezing your toes off outside the ger. Maybe I’ll come back during summer and get to the Northern part next time. I heard that it is really beautiful place and seeing reindeer people with my own eyes would be an awesome experience. Oh well, too many places to go and not deep enough pocket.

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When in Mongolia, walk like the Mongolians

First day starts off with lots of surprises to me. Snow kept falling the whole day and I was only wearing my GAP jacket with 3 other layers  (1 jacket + 1 long sleeves t-shirt + 1 thermal). What is the best that I could make out of the situation? Jogging? Well, I won’t be caught dead jogging in Kuala Lumpur anyway. After some observation, I came to the conclusion that you must walk as fast as you can as if the crazy cat woman is chasing you.

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