Tag Archive | Mongolia

Oh Edelweiss, is it you?

I was never quite sure if this actually is an Edelweiss… I found it in Central Mongolia. Edelweiss, Edelweiss Every morning you greet me Small and white, clean and bright You look happy to meet me Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow Bloom and grow forever (…) The Sound Of Music – Edelweiss […]

The Blooming Steppe of Mongolia

Today not one flower for you, but many little ones from Central Mongolia.

A week around the endless landscape of the Gobi – a truly amazing adventure

August 2012. After a day in Ulan-Baater I spontaneously decided to go on a trip to the Gobi desert with some people I met at the first night in my little home stay style hostel. Why not I think, I got three weeks and no plans except for wanting to try fermented horse milk, buy […]

Trans-Siberian Diary – Day Three

September 26th 2012 08:45 (10:45 in Ulan-Ude). More than half way there. So about 50 hours left? I slightly lost count. We’ve already passed through two time zones and it slowly starts to feel like my journey is trickling to its end. It’s nice to journey back to Europe so slowly. It gives me a […]

Trans-Siberian Railway Diary – Day Two

12:36, September 25th 2012, 21 hours down, 89 hours to go till Moscow. The first night wasn’t nearly as cosy as I had hoped for based on my experience from train rides in China and Mongolia. The lights were on till late and my nose got so clogged up from the heat I could hardly breathe. On top of […]

Hello Mongolian Camels!


Viv’s View nominated for Liebster Blog Award

I’m very happy, and also a wee bit proud to announce that *drum roll* Viv’s View has been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award by Esengas Voice (first award nomination ever). So first and foremost thank you for the nomination. Make sure to stop by her blog, that delights with a wide variety of great photos, […]