Author Archives : Anastasiya

Lake Khövsgöl: The True Gem of Mongolia


Mongolia is a huge country and the main problem any traveler faces here is its distances in combination with the lack of public transportation. This is why we were extremely lucky to get to the lake Khövsgöl – one of the most beautiful places in Mongolia, quite far away from the capital. We aimed to get to Khövsgöl from Moron…

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JAFFA: port & flea market


Opened in 1963, Ashdod harbor caused the decline of the famous ancient post of Jaffa. In the early 2000s, the municipality went in and overhauled the area, creating a wide boardwalk and transforming the derelict warehouses into commercial space. It is now the most fashionable piece of real estate in the city, with a 1km long strip of restaurants, bars…

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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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