Tagged: fight

Nearly Knocked Out in Ulaanbaatar

Yesterday, I wrote a little about the Mongolian people’s success as empire builders. Part of their success was due to an intense fighting spirit that — I discovered — lives on today. Cell service doesn’t yet exist in the Mongolian Steppe, which meant...

God Save the Queenstown

I’ve only just come into Queenstown from Auckland, but may I illustrate the difference between these two cities? Auckland is a big city — beautiful — but big. It’s not unlike Philadelphia. Queenstown is more like, say, Vail. As I...