Discover Mongolia, the ‘Land of the Blue Sky‘, is appropriately named with its endless blue skies and vast, rugged land. It is truly one of the remaining untouched wildernesses in Asia and my last minute bucket list Asian trip of 2017 before moving back to Europe. This blog post has taken longer than usual for me to write because frankly, this was one of the most unique and challenging travel destinations I’ve encountered.
Like most travelers, I arrived on my flight in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar (pop. 1,000,000).
Upon arriving, albeit three hours late, we were met at the airport by our guide and translator (the main local language is Cyrillic/Russian) who had graciously waited for us.
We then headed to our hotel in the city for the night. The hotel restaurant was closed. The lady at the front desk…
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