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Entries from July 2010

Jackie Chan in Ulaanbaatar

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

There will be travelogues of our time in China and our train trip to Mongolia soon, but those take a lot of work and a bunch of photo optimization. So for the time being, you’ll have to be satisfied with the news that we went to Karate Kid 2 today at the Urgoo Cinema.  English [...]

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Tags: Mongolia · Travel

Beijing 2

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Internet continues to be a challenge, and when it is not, the heat and humidity tend to suck every bit of moisture, writing ambition, and coherent thought out of one’s mind.  This tends to lead to a shortage of blog entries. We feel like we barely survived our overnight on the Great Wall, which, when accompanied [...]

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Tags: China · Travel

In Beijing

July 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Well, we made it to Beijing, along with all our luggage.  Connecting to Twitter and Facebook is a challenge here due to certain Internet restrictions, so those updates will come later. 42 degrees with the humidex today – we guzzled water like there was no tomorrow, and our need of the facilities was not affected.  [...]

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Tags: China

Countdown to Mongolia

July 12th, 2010 · No Comments

We are T minus 8 days to departure for Mongolia.  I think there’s not much left to do but pack and leave, except for all the other things that need doing.  And the trouble with having someone housesit for you is that you have to leave the place clean when you leave.  That’s way more [...]

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Tags: Mongolia · Travel