Spring Festival 3 – Mongolia

And so, on leaving Hohhot at 10pm, I boarded the train bound for Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia. I had been warned it was going to be very, very cold (indeed, Mongolia is statistically the coldest capital in the world, according to wikipedia), and I had tried to be sufficiently prepared - I bought a thick…

Spring Festival – Inner Mongolia

I arrived in Hohhot on a Monday morning, leaving Beijing late Sunday night (I went on a sleeper train). ¬†Photos from the temple in Hohhot I visited I was staying in a guesthouse, but managed to go on a trip, with three other guests, to the grasslands for one day, where we spent time in…