Notes from a Nomad

Remarkable People, Memorable Events and Fascinating Destinations from Around the World.


9 – Gerlee – Angel from the Steppes – Sept 27 2012

IMG_3297I am writing these comments as we journey across the Mongolian steppes in a comfortable Chinese train heading towards the Gobi Desert and China after three days in Mongolia.  This short visit to Mongolia has been my first and has revealed one surprise after another from the moment I noted that the streets of the capital Ulaan Baatar seemed to be full of very attractive young women. This was a million miles away from the stereotype I had of a somewhat stocky round faced nomad Continue reading