Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Turtle watching at Hoan Kiem Lake

Although I still have one or two more Mongolia posts, I feel I have been back in Hanoi too long now and both the hound and Hanoi have been neglected. Today is grey,… Continue reading

Wonderful Wildflowers of the Altai Mountains and Hustai National Park

Fly Fishing in Mongolia – the Altai Osman

My husband is a keen fly fisherman, never happier than when catching small stream brown trout on the Isle of Man on our brief visits to the Island. So fishing was pretty high… Continue reading

Horse Races and the last days in the Altai Mountains

First thing in the morning we headed up through the larch forests, across some meadows and into a beautiful alpine valley dotted with wildflowers such as gentians and pansies. When it got steeper… Continue reading

Great Gallops

We awoke to a beautiful cloudless day on one tree plain. Although we had about 40km to cover, at least we (and more importantly the horses) knew we were going ‘home’ or rather… Continue reading