Mongolia, first impressions

Mongolia, first impressions

Once more,  after a long 12 hours bus ride across borders, we made sound and safe. We had made it to Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar. Immediately after we sat feet on the ground, a bunch of girls came to obsessively ask us where were we going to stay, what was our plan and that they could offer us great accommodation and all sorts of tours and activities to do in Mongolia.

I have to say that since my idea coming to the country was to ride horse, they got me quite distracted, Alex saw the trap right away. We got rid of them and tried, few meters away from the bus, to figure out what the plan was from then on, because, once more, we had NO plan, a side from the addresses of some workaway.com farms in the country side that had accepted our request to stay there for a week. Read more

Second day in Saint Petersburg

Second day in Saint Petersburg

Our second day in  Saint Petersburg and aganints what we had planned we woke up later than expected. We had breakfast with our host and made our way to the center. On the way we visited along the oldest metro station of the city (1956) some of the most beautiful hidden museums we have ever seen, some stations are still decorated like they were back in the Soviet Union. After having seen the most representative ones and having taken (too) many pictures we went back to the outside using the deepest mechanical escalator in the city, taking 7 minutes to get finally out.

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