Posts Tagged ‘road trip’

Mongolia Day 2-3: To bridge, or not to bridge (August 25, 2011)

Words are no longer very useful. Mongolia is a land of vast silence. Except for the (increasingly frequent) moments when you find yourself at an impasse. Sometimes there are no bridges. first river crossing 2 from Kara Van Malssen on Vimeo. Sometimes there might as well not be a bridge. first scary bridge crossing from […]


Russia Part II, aka we finally made it to Mongolia (August 21-23, 2011)

Russia Part II, aka we finally made it to Mongolia (August 21-23, 2011)

Although it seems like it should be possible, there is no way to cross directly from Eastern Kazakhstan to Western Mongolia.  A 1200 km drive through Siberian Russia is required.  With our double-entry Russian visas close to expiration, we forged ahead toward Mongolia. View Semey to Mongolia in a larger map We found ourselves rejoicing […]