Tag: mongolia

May 8, 2010 / Video

The following is a video montage of my journey from Irkutsk, Russia to UlaanBaatar, Mongolia aboard the Moscow to Beijing Train. It also includes a few clips from my first day in the city of UlaanBaatar.  For more video entries, including many that didn’t appear…

May 3, 2010 / Audio

A short podcast from the Russia-Mongolia border. As it takes about 3 hours to clear Russian customs, and more than 1 hour to clear Mongolian customs, I decided to get out and record some observations and thoughts especially in regards to the first two weeks…

May 2, 2010 / Text

“I can offer you a job, you should stay longer; for many foreigners Mongolia is very interesting right now.” I tried hard to keep chewing my food, but in my head I was already calculating what life in UlaanBaatar would be like working for some…

February 21, 2010 / Text

In two months time I expect to be traveling through Siberia and Mongolia.  As I read up on the places I might pass through and what citizen journalism is going on there, I’ve run into the ongoing humanitarian disaster in Mongolia.  Following a summer drought…