Mongolia Travel Blog – Comprehensive Information

Mongolia Travel Blog – Comprehensive Information

This comprehensive Mongolia travel blog post includes Mongolia tours, horse trekking, and solo travel. Whether you’re 7 days in Mongolia or any other amount of time, this will guide you. I highly recommend Mongolia travel, as it’s safe as a solo or group...
Pony Trek in Lesotho – Semonkong Lodge

Pony Trek in Lesotho – Semonkong Lodge

A pony trek in Lesotho was my top priority for this trip, apart from my friend’s wedding and cage diving with great white sharks, of course. I learned of pony trekking from the Sailing Totem blog, and knew I had to do it, too! (Behan sails around the world with...
Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ruins are similar to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in that the area is massive and the work involved to build such a place is incredibly impressive. In terms of photography at Machu Picchu, it is difficult to photograph the location due to the number of tourists...
Fish for Food in Myanmar

Fish for Food in Myanmar

She snipped off the head and tail, finishing with a final clip low on the stomach. The shiny hand-length fish glistened in the early morning light as she threw it back into the pile. The pile of bodies on one side of the tarp shrank, as the pile on the...
San Clemente, a Southern California Surf Town

San Clemente, a Southern California Surf Town

Stretching languidly along the sandy southern California coastline, the surf town of San Clemente is calm and comfortable. Reaching inland into green grassland where thousand-acre cattle ranches once prevailed, hill trails offer beautiful hiking and mountain biking....
Baby Elephants in Thailand

Baby Elephants in Thailand

Do you love watching kittens or puppies? Or, maybe baby panda videos are your choice entertainment—they’re mine! Aren’t the baby animals adorable rolling around on the ground? Now imagine an animal 100 times larger. Standing on the boardwalk near the mud hole...
Adventurous Mongolian Horse Riding & Milking

Adventurous Mongolian Horse Riding & Milking

The Mongolian horse is a key part of the nomadic culture in this vast and wild country. They are smaller than most other horses around the world, likely because they require fewer calories for survival of the Siberian-like winters. The majority of Mongolian people...
Mongolian Mountain Goat Day!

Mongolian Mountain Goat Day!

This morning I was going to leave most of my things in the ger, since last night we spoke about staying here for two nights. But Dasha told me it is not safe to leave things in the ger, so I packed up although I didn’t understand why it wasn’t safe. After...
Mongolian Camel Day!

Mongolian Camel Day!

Day 2: Mongolian Camels On the Road to Gobi, the Mongolian Desert It’s morning, and of course I am the first to wake up. I always wake up to the morning light, and jet lag certainly doesn’t help. I walk around the stark landscape, but don’t take many photos. With a...
Horse Meat for Gobi Desert – Mongolia

Horse Meat for Gobi Desert – Mongolia

Off we go to the market for horse meat, vegetables, and supplies for our trip to Gobi! The three of us, my driver Dasha, his 16-year-old daughter, Binderya, and I walk from the apartment complex where I’m staying with Dasha’s dad. We cross the busy 4-lane...