Moving on through China

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I received this email from David today: We are at Xian near the Terracotta Army and the before that Jixien Pingyao and Taiyuan after leaving Beijing.

China and the Great Wall

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Dave is unable to access Plodd.net from where they are now, so he sent me this via e-mail and I copied and pasted it.  Check out their photos of China and the Great Wall in the Photos menu above. – Arlo 29th June 2014 – 3rd July 2014 We arrived at the border town of […]

Saying goodbye to good friends in Saynshand

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26th June 2014 Yesterday morning I was looking for a laundry to have some clothes washed but could not find one so I called in to the Royal, the restaurant that we went in on the first night in Saynshand. The young girl called Enkhmaa that served us on that night spoke English and she […]

150 km to China

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20th June 2014 So yesterday in the afternoon we arrived back at the Tokyo Hotel and that evening we dined at the Broadway Restaurant. It has been raining all day and night, during the night Plodd developed a leak over the bed actually not in the middle and not on HRH’s half but directly above […]

User Clean Up

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I was doing some investigation for Dave about users who say they cannot post comments and discovered that there were nearly 3,000 users registered.  After further investigation, it became obvious that nearly all these users were auto enrolled from various spam web sites. The spam sites do this in an attempt to post spam related […]

Prep’s for the desert and entering China in Ulaanbaatar

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16th June 2014   Well yesterday I emailed Johanna and Michael one of the couples that we are going to cross China with to ask when they thought they would arrive at the Chinese border, that is where we planned to meet them. They said they were in Ulaanbaatar at this moment, so lets meet […]

Itinerary for the Chinese sector

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  18th June 2014 Hi Everybody, We have just received the itinerary for the month in China, Itinerary day by day, Just maybe we will get some comments ???? Dave   Date Day Route Distance(km) Night place Information 30.07 01 Entering from Erenhot   Erenhot Enter in China from Erenhot border. Your guide will deal […]

Restaurant California & A Military Display

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15th June 2014   Looks like the plans are changing, the people we were meeting in Ulaanbaatar look like they will have to go straight to the Chinese border because they are running out of time to see all that they want to see, so we will also head straight to the Chinese border through […]

Amazing Transportation System in Ulaanbaater

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Friday 13th June 2014,   So we are in Ulaanbaatar the capital of Mongolia and trying to get a few jobs done on Plodd. We have found that the following have stopped working:- Toilet light, radio, bathroom lights, the lights in the front seating area and all the 12v power sockets, this may sound bad […]

From Russia with Love

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  Friday 13th June 2014,   To whom it may concern:- This is the last will and testament………………(not really but getting very close!)   It has been a while since my last update, so have jotted a few notes ‘en route’ since Romania. Wifi is and has been rare.   I enjoyed Romania on the […]