Tag Archive: travel

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

Blizzards, Kazakh tombs, and One Tree Plain

Man eating camels and a wolf? The Altai Tavan Bogd by horseback – Day 1 and 2

After a long journey by car to the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park (photos here), we were finally ready to start our trip to the Potanin Glacier by horseback. The first set back… Continue reading

Ulaan Baatar – ‘Red Hero’

After two flights from Hanoi via Seoul we finally landed in Ulaan Baatar where we would meet up with friends to continue our journey to the remote far west of Mongolia (next post).

The Phu Quoc Ridgeback Dog

Last weekend we travelled down to Phu Quoc Island again. Photos from last year and more information about the wonderful Mango Bay ecolodge are here. This time I was on a mission to try… Continue reading

Running and Tourist Dodging at Angkor Wat

We travelled to Siem Reap just for the weekend to run in the 10k at the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon event. For the last seventeen years it has raised money for various charities… Continue reading

Luang Prabang taken by the Rolleiflex

A long weekend in  Luang Prabang, Laos – one of my favorite places . The Rolleiflex, using color film, worked well in the bright and clear sunshine.