Mongolia Charity Rally vs. Mongol Rally – now what´s the difference?

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Just before we decided to sign up for the rally to Mongolia we discovered that we had been reading on different sites, and had different information on some things. The Mongolia Charity Rally (MCR) and the Mongol Rally (MR)  both start in London and end in Ulaan Baatar – but the MR  start one week … Continue reading

Humour in the steppes of Mongolia

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I can´t stop smiling from a photo I stumbled upon on the facebook page of Nomaden (a Norwegian travel store) – I just love it! I tried to find the source of the photo, but no luck. I found it spread all over the net though. The text from the photo hit something in me: … Continue reading

“Clearing mines, saving lives” – NRK Telethon 23 October 2011

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Almost NOK 209 million has been collected for clearance of mines and cluster bombs by the organization Norwegian People´s Aid. Over 100 000 people have walked from door to door, companies have shown their CSR, clubs and associations have collected in fellowship. Norway’s largest charity event has become known as one of the largest campaigns for charity worldwide. Yesterday, 23 October, the Norwegian annual television campaign – NRK Telethon – was held, under the motto “clearing mines, saving lives”. This year … Continue reading

What can we expect in Mongolia?

From inside a Ger. Photo by Simon Taylor

Mongolia has for thousands of years been little explored. Without doubt because of the fact that it has had little value in the world market. There are no silk roads, spice smugglers, nor export of precious value. Mongolia is a poor country, closed in between Russia and China. The country is a golden treasure for … Continue reading

Planning!

DIT skal vi!

Today the Cooking Charity Chicks had a meeting to start planning the trip to Mongolia, and to register as a volunteer organization. This will be a lot of fun – but also hard work to get sponsors for the car and unforeseen expenses. We envisage it will be quite some of them….. Here we plan … Continue reading