Hold the Dog!: 16 Days in Mongolia by Jack Fisher
Approx. 34,360 words.
Published on July 6, 2011.
In 2005, Jack Fisher set out to travel from Hong Kong to Berlin over land. It was supposed to be all about China, Russia and the Trans-Siberian railway. Mongolia just happened to get in the way: a necessary stamp in the passport. But five years on, it wasn't the four months in China or Russia that brought pen to paper, but 16 unscheduled days in Mongolia. This is the story of those 16 days.