Loading...
Start a new Travel Blog! Blogabond Home Maps People Photos My Stuff

Jumping around Karakorum

Karakorum, Mongolia


Karakorum was the former capital of Mongolia back in the 13th century. The Mongols being nomadic people, there is nothing really left from this capital now. The karakorum Buddhist temple used to be 600 buidings. Now only a few are left.

Around the capital is a desert area, perfect for hose riding, camel riding and dune jumping !

On the second night, in mini Gobi desert (1 hour from Karakorum), we experienced a sand storm that became a rain storm, then a storm and then a snow storm... and still we were sleeping in Gers... it was a cold night !

The following day the sky was crystal clear... but 10°C less than the previous day ! All of that to try and explain the picture below :o)



Great Photo
1
permalink written by  Sly on September 24, 2010 from Karakorum, Mongolia
from the travel blog: Jumping Around
tagged Jumping

Send a Compliment



Great pics dude! Keep them coming!

permalink written by  joss82 on November 8, 2010

comment on this...
Previous: Jumping in Terelj National Park Next: Jumping in Sain-shanda

Sly Sly
1 Trip
162 Photos

Will not leave this planet before having jumped everywhere on it !

trip feed
author feed
trip kml
author kml

   

Blogabond v2.40.58.80 © 2020 Expat Software Consulting Services about : press : rss : privacy
View as Map View as Satellite Imagery View as Map with Satellite Imagery Show/Hide Info Labels Zoom Out Zoom In Zoom Out Zoom In
find city: