Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia - The Trans-Siberian Railway with its impressive 9.289 km (5.772 mile) length is the longest railway in the world. It connects Moscow with the Russian Far East, Vladivostok passing through a whole continent plus there are connecting lines into Mongolia, China and North Korea. The endless route passes by the largest lake on Earth, the Lake Baikal.
Mongolia is the ultimate backdrop for an adventurous trip to discover its culture and nature. If you’re looking for a great venturesome holiday destination, but only have 2 weeks, here is my top 10 things to do in Mongolia.
nomads door “The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you Don't go back to sleep! You must ask for what you really want. Don't go back to sleep! People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch,The door is round and open Don't go back to sleep!” (Rumi)
The Kazakhs of the Altai mountain range in western Mongolia are the only people that hunt with golden eagles, and today there are around 400 practising falconers. Ashol-Pan, the daughter of a particularly celebrated hunter, may well be the country's only apprentice huntress.