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Mongolia

Сrossing Russian-Mongolian Border via Kyakhta–Aganbulag Checkpoint: How to Get from Ulan-Ude to Ulaanbaatar and Transport in Mongolia


Kyakhta–Aganbulag is the most popular border crossing point between Russia and Mongolia, since the Ulan-Ude–Ulaanbaatar road passes through it. The distance between these two cities is about 585 km, which equals about 12 hours’ drive, including the border crossing and such kind of views on the way. There is also a plane between Ulan-Ude and Ulaanbaatar which flies twice a…

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Yangon

Yangon, Former Capital of Burma


We flew into Burma from Thailand and got the Burmese visa in the airport. When queuing for the registration, we had a small talk with a farang (this is how they call white people in Burma, just like mzungu in Eastern Africa). He said that people in Burma are incredible, they are even much more hospitable than Thai people. We…

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