Title: Sarah in Mongolia (Mongolia)

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Visiting the Reindeer Herders - 03/Aug/2010 11:35 - 5013 days ago
I took a Russian jeep from Khatgal at the end of the Khuvsgul lake 12 hours drive to the most Northerly town in Mongolia - Tsaag...
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Khuvsgul horse riding adventure - 25/Jul/2010 14:41 - 5022 days ago
After a wonderful night in the hotel which I didn't want to leave, I met up with the 3 French girls who would make up the horse ...
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Visit to North West Mongolia - 17/Jul/2010 12:10 - 5030 days ago
The furthest West point of my trip was Uliastai in Zavkhan aimag/province. The family of a tour guide friend of mine live in and...
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Choibalsan and a "spa" visit - 09/Jul/2010 14:12 - 5038 days ago
Unfortunately my trip to the Gobi got cancelled due to extreme temperatures, so I reorganised and headed to Choibalsan to the vo...
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Untitled - 30/Jun/2010 02:45 - 5047 days ago
I have had a busy week or two here in Mongolia! In the past 2 weeks I have helped my colleagues write two proposals, done some w...
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Mum's big adventure! - 18/Jun/2010 14:25 - 5059 days ago
So apologies to all of you who haven't heard from me for a week, but Mum was visiting on her big adventure! Her first Solo trip ...
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Mum's big adventure! - 18/Jun/2010 11:21 - 5059 days ago
So apologies to all of you who haven't heard from me for a week, but Mum was visiting on her big adventure! Her first Solo trip ...
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Book Ger and VSO summer conference - 10/Jun/2010 02:07 - 5067 days ago
I have had a very busy week with work, VSO stuff and a VSO summer conference, not to mention my Mum arrives in Mongolia this eve...
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Horse riding and finishing a placement - 03/Jun/2010 01:47 - 5074 days ago
The weather in Mongolia has finally warmed up, literally within a couple of weeks we have gone from pretty chilly days under 5 d...
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Horse riding, camping and rafting (oh and majorly sore sunburn :() - 27/May/2010 11:25 - 5081 days ago
So after a day to recuperate from the bus journey I described previously, I headed out to Terelj national park with some friends...
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Visit to the countryside - 20/May/2010 13:31 - 5088 days ago
A whole post on a bus journey may have been too much, but I wanted to share the experience with you, and not post a mammoth blog...
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A bus journey in Mongolia - 20/May/2010 13:00 - 5088 days ago
A bus journey in Mongolia is an intriguing experience! To many it is purely a method to get from one point to another as efficie...
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And then the winds came - 05/May/2010 08:06 - 5103 days ago
The crazy spring weather has continued. Although it is now consistently warm (and it even hit positive 21 on Friday!) over the w...
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Cashmere Shopping, Protesting and Crazy Spring Weather - 26/Apr/2010 11:17 - 5112 days ago
I had a lovely weekend last weekend. Sadly Sarah, my flat mate has moved out as we are moving into 2 separate apartments. I will...
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Protests, basket ball games and flights home - 16/Apr/2010 14:16 - 5122 days ago
Last week was a very good week!! We had out meeting about the funding we are getting and everyone is very happy and we are going...
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TV Show - 15/Apr/2010 09:24 - 5123 days ago
For those of you who are interested a local English TV channel made a 30 minute show about my organisation - the Mongolian educa...
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Easter Celebrations - 07/Apr/2010 13:42 - 5131 days ago
This week was the first week of me being properly part time at both MEA and CMTU. Of course it was a busy week as it started wit...
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Mongolia is melting - 31/Mar/2010 12:40 - 5138 days ago
Back to regular service!Now it is warming up we are trying to make the most of it before the nasty spring wind and sand storms s...
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A public service announcement - 31/Mar/2010 12:27 - 5138 days ago
Hopefully you have all see the news reports on the BBC and heard of the appeal the red cross is having right now to try and help...
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A quiet few weeks.......... - 18/Mar/2010 13:24 - 5151 days ago
Well I have been back from Khuvsgul for 3 weeks now and I am only just getting over the post holiday blues!! So whats been going...
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Ice Festival - 09/Mar/2010 06:09 - 5160 days ago
On Friday 20th March we headed 26 hours north of Ulaanbaatar to Khuvsgul lake in a small Russian minivan which had heating that ...
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Eagle Festival - 02/Mar/2010 11:16 - 5167 days ago
On the day after Tsaagan Tsar there is a day of rest to recover from the over indulgence of the two previous days and to digest ...
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Tsaagan Tsar - 15/Feb/2010 07:29 - 5182 days ago
Apologies if this post isn't terribly coherent - I have had a lot of vodka, Airag (femented mares milk)and Buuz so feeling a lit...
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Birthday excitement and Tsaagan Tsar lessons - 09/Feb/2010 12:01 - 5188 days ago
I had a fantastic birthday weekend starting with a lovely quiet Saturday spent reading the paper at the Bakeri Cafe, one of my f...
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Italian themed weekend and Horse riding in Terelj - 02/Feb/2010 12:48 - 5195 days ago
The last two weeks have been a little bit more eventful than anticipated! With 3 proposals due in and training on Fundraising to...
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Birthday Shenanigans! - 17/Jan/2010 06:26 - 5211 days ago
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Untitled - 17/Jan/2010 05:37 - 5211 days ago
So having complained I have had nothing to do, I have suddenly 6 thousand things to do! I have 2 proposals due in in the next 2 ...
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Baking cakes and earthquakes! - 11/Jan/2010 09:44 - 5217 days ago
I have hit the 2 months at placement mark and I am finally feeling like I know what is going on and I am able to get things done...
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! - 02/Jan/2010 09:24 - 5226 days ago
It has been an interesting two weeks since my last post and a very cold two weeks as the temperature has now dropped to proper M...
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2 Months In Country and Christmas parties galore! - 21/Dec/2009 12:34 - 5238 days ago
Another week down and we have been in country over 2 months! It has been a long and busy week as our Christmas party was on Thur...
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Christmas party in Terelj - 13/Dec/2009 12:20 - 5246 days ago
Horse back riding through the treesMulled wine to warm us up!The cutest child ever!Christmas PresentsSledding poses!Our Country ...
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Photos of MEA projects - 13/Dec/2009 11:17 - 5246 days ago
Games with puppetsKids hard at work in classKids here do the cleaning work tooPaintings on the wallKids playing in the READ clas...
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Christmas fever has hit Mongolia - 13/Dec/2009 10:35 - 5246 days ago
I am aware that Mongolia does not celebrate Christmas, being a non-Christian country, however they apparently havent got the mem...
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Shopping and winter sports - 09/Dec/2009 05:12 - 5250 days ago
Unfortunately last week started badly with my cough/cold meaning I missed a day of work and then was pretty miserable in work fo...
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A very American week! - 30/Nov/2009 05:27 - 5259 days ago
It was an interesting week this week as an American supporter of MEA who is extremely well respected, was visiting for the week....
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Terelj Pictures - 25/Nov/2009 06:30 - 5264 days ago
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From one extreme to the other! - 23/Nov/2009 10:22 - 5266 days ago
The last week in work has been picking up a little with some translation work to be done, my first English classes (which went v...
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Started work! - 14/Nov/2009 05:48 - 5275 days ago
This week was the start of work, for better or worse this is what I am actually here to do and what I have been looking forward ...
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Vol Comm and Moving In - 09/Nov/2009 10:00 - 5280 days ago
I am all recovered from my brush with the cold, and will be getting the flu shot this week to avoid getting that!On Friday night...
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Apologies!! - 06/Nov/2009 09:00 - 5283 days ago
Sorry for the delay in posting but I have been a little unwell this week so getting to VSO with my laptop was more trouble than ...
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Language School week 2 - 06/Nov/2009 08:37 - 5283 days ago
Unfortunately it has been a very quiet week as all of us except Sarah ended up getting sick. I missed 2.5 days of language schoo...
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Host Visit - 06/Nov/2009 08:35 - 5283 days ago
Today we went on our host family stays. Following a quick stop at the corner store on the way to pick up some chocolates we went...
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Language school - 06/Nov/2009 08:20 - 5283 days ago
And so to Language school! Our course is known as the survival course and we were more concerned about surviving the course than...
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Black Market visit and 666 steps climbed! - 26/Oct/2009 09:27 - 5294 days ago
Saturday’s excitement was a trip to the black market – Naran Tuul – which is not an illegal market but rather a huge marke...
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Week 1 of ICT - 26/Oct/2009 08:36 - 5294 days ago
From the faces and smiles of previous volunteers they hadn’t really enjoyed their ICT (In Country Training)so much as they fou...
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Slow Sunday - 18th October - 20/Oct/2009 08:26 - 5300 days ago
We had a slow start on Sunday before heading out to the shops to get some necessities with one of the current vols. It was stran...
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17th October - 19/Oct/2009 08:31 - 5301 days ago
After a rubbish nights sleep where my body decided it was morning at 2.30am, we headed out of Ulaanbaatar to a local national pa...
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16th October - 19/Oct/2009 06:38 - 5301 days ago
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14 - 15th October - Travel to Mongolia - 19/Oct/2009 06:38 - 5301 days ago
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Two weeks to go!! - 30/Sep/2009 20:12 - 5320 days ago
This time in two weeks I will be sitting on my Korean Air plan ready to take off hopefully with all my worldly goods on the plan...
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Leaving earlier than I thought!! - 24/Sep/2009 20:48 - 5326 days ago
So much has happened in the last 14 days but most unsettling was that my leaving date has been moved forward!!!The moving forwar...
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It is all starting to feel real! - 13/Sep/2009 15:40 - 5337 days ago
It has been a busy couple of weeks but it has started to all feel real!!It started on Friday when I said my first goodbye. I had...
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