Monday, April 18, 2011
As I post this blog, it is 72 degrees outside (6:30pm)! Wonderful weather lately. Rick (husband) has arrived, so a good bit of time has been spent taking him places. We did see the Fine Art Museum and the Choijin Lama Monastery - no pics allowed. We also attended the Morin Khuur (horse head fiddle) Orchestra - amazingly beautiful instruments - artistically and musically. This was a real treat. On Sunday, a whole group from my department plus friends and children, went to Zaisan - a hill south of UB with a monument built by the Russians at the top. We climbed 292 steps to get to the top and the views are worth every step. BTW...I have a huge bag under my coat...I'm not gaining weight! Then we went out to the Chinggis Khan monument - I have been there, but no one else had...He is still very big and very shiny! We ended the day at a Korean restaurant.
Posted by Lynne Noble at 3:21 AM