This weekend, we welcomed fall temperatures in Mongolia and finally had a chance to go on a “Ger Area Tour.” In case you’re not familiar with UB (and I realise not too many outside of Mongolia are!), urbanisation has also made its way to this sparsely populated country. Continue reading
Today, it was (finally) time to
kick my kids out the door lovingly wake my children up early and send them off to school. May I present? The first day of Kindergarten and Grade 2! Continue reading
Oh do I have a story for you, dear readers: A story of family and friendship. A story of crazy roads and lack thereof, a tale involving far too many bugs (and one snake) and one of horses, sheep, yaks, camels, and goats galore, and a story of wide open spaces.
Many people have been inquiring how we keep busy during the bitter cold winter months …. you know, those days not too long ago where it was an easy -20F outside and the pollution plus cold made outdoor activities a bit less appealing.
One of the hard things about coming back to the developing world after spending time away in easier and more comfortable places like Europe (although given the news lately, I should probably come up with a better word than “easy”) is the fact that you are coming back to the developing world with all of its challenges, frustrations, and stresses. Continue reading