euronews: Mongolia – Another world far, far away

As a child I remember some places were out of reach: places of mystery, places where great and dreadful deeds occurred, where dragons roamed and witches brewed. Places like Timbuktu, Coventry and Outer Mongolia. Coventry, as I found out later, is not too far from Manchester where I grew up, but Ulaanbataar, the Mongolian capital is a long way from anything I have experienced hitherto. After arriving at Chinggis Khan Airport we hit the road. Our driver, a former member of the Mongolian Special Forces, informed us that the city was gridlocked and we needed to take a short cut, so we veered off the road and headed into the snow and up a small mountain. To read the full article, click hereMongolia – Another world far, far away

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