Home Sweet Home

My parents have been hounding me for photos of where I live since I arrived at site a little over seven months ago. As I finally get around to taking some for them, I figured I might as well write a short blog post while I’m at it. So, here goes nothing. My name is … Continue reading Home Sweet Home


I Survived Winter in Siberia*

*Ok, not actually Siberia, but we did have a Siberian front in January so it’s basically the same thing. My biggest concern when coming to Mongolia was the notorious winter. Ulaanbaatar has been invitingly nicknamed the ‘coldest capital in the world’ and the lowest temperatures average -40 across the country. In case you’re wondering if … Continue reading I Survived Winter in Siberia*