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The Trans Mongolian route continues: After a couple of days in Ulan Bator, time to add some train-miles.

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Ulan Bator

After I visit Mongolia in the countryside, I had a couple of days in the capital again to regroup and get ready for the next part of my Trans European and Trans Asian adventure.

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Mongolia

A day where the plans change, rather drastically, in Mongolia.

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Today I visit Karakorum, more breathtaking views of Mongolia, and have a rising concern about the pile of plastic in the countryside. Another day discovering central Asia.

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Przewalski’s horses in Khustain Nuruu National park

A day with lots more driving, and seeing the Przewalski horses in Khustain Nuruu National park.

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Statue of Genghis Khan

Ulaanbaatar had been my home for two days before it was time to start the discovery of Genghis Khan’s country

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Ulan Bator or Ulaanbaatar is the next stop on the Trans-Mongolian train. The trip during the night went from the Mongolian border to the capital of Mongolia. I stay a couple of days in the city before taking some time to discover the inland.

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Railway Bridge in Russia

Back on the Trans Mongolian Railway: Nearly two weeks since I started discovering Russia. Now on the train to switch countries. Mongolia, here I come!

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Trans Siberian Railway Train

The history of the Trans Siberian railroads is a fascinating one. Since I’m spending some time riding it, it’s the right moment to have a look at what happened over the past 125 years:

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Koen’s new journey is about to start. This time it’s all about exploring Europe and Asia. Wherever possible, I’ll be trying to travel by train or ferry. A slower way of traveling should bring a nice pace to collect some impressions and meet some people.

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