National Cancer Centre of Mongolia & Blessings from a Buddhist Monk for Beijing Biddies

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Day 28 An early start was decided upon for the Beijing Biddies as we wished to get to Ulaan.Bataar. Needless to say breakfast was skipped in light of the state of the,hotel!! Quick snack again from the vehicle pantry Stopped on route to ride a camel and have a lunch break for a change. Arrival in to Ulaan.Bataar coincided with … Read More

Beijing Biddies and Close Encounters of the Camel Kind

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The car was nearly exchanged for a camel…. Day 28 Early start due to the long distance to be travelled. Met with Oliver and Anise the French journalists again before they departed for the Gobi desert. Interesting journey that covered many different kinds of road conditions. Challenge is when do find some Tarmac road, you are unable to see the … Read More

Beijing Biddies adventure continues

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Day 26 Woke up in car to another very windy morning ( not the BBs but the weather). Breakfast in car, and ablutions again behind vehicle.as a herd of sheep and goats were seen advancing towards the vehicle. A very long and challenging journey through the most amazing landscape A stop in Buutsagaan for a late Mongolian Breakfast of we … Read More

Beijing Biddies and another trip to the Garage

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Rocking and a Rolling their way through Mongolia Note from the team back home: As you’ll see from this post, the challenges that the Beijing Biddies face are substantial. They are doing this to raise £150K for Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK, to help make inroads to beat cancer. They have very personal reasons for choosing these charities, … Read More

The Beijing Biddies Challenge continues in Mongolia

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Beijing Biddies and another puncture in Mongolia Day 23 Now in a restaurant in Ulgii with Zubik and Martina where there is Wifi A very interesting night’s stay with a Kazakh family. The Biddies woke up slightly stiff and cold! A quick getting dressed as the loo facilities were outside and across the yard It was also.snowing and very cold. … Read More

Beijing Biddies Depart from Russia with love and on to Mongolia

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Who’d have thought an Orange could taste so good? Day 22 On packing car an orange was found which had.travelled all the way from Cumbria. The money bag of BB 1 broke yesterday and BB 1 was very pleased to find a local workman to give her a piece of string to tie it up BB1 then pierced her finger … Read More

Beijing Biddies in the Altai Mountains

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The mysterious whirring in the back of the Nissan… Communications are now becoming a bit more difficult as the.BBs are.currently in the Altai mountains Amazingly this blog is being sent from the mobile of BB1 Unfortunately there are no photos as they are all on BB 1s IPad! A very interesting morning which involved a visit to a bank and … Read More

Beijiing Biddies reach Altai Republic

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 Beijing Biddies Team Work Day 20. Well here we are in the Altai Republic. Simply amazing to think that we are are in the South East of Russia after 17 days of driving. 2 extra days had to be spent in Moscow due to the Military Victory Day Parade and 1 extra day in Kurgan due to a visit to … Read More

Beijing Biddies and the wonders of communication

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Day 19 Beijing Biddies – Fame & Fortune for the Bus Conductor First thing in the morning BB2 taped up the Laser lights. ( photo already sent) Interesting morning in Novosobirsk travelling on a trolley bus in to the centre. Managed to get us all a free ride. BB1 told the conductor he was going to be famous and in … Read More

Beijing Biddies Face Another Serious Car Challenge

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And with no music they break into song….. Day 18 This was a very long driving day of 9 hours which took us from Omsk to Novosobirsk. Going through some roadworks a workman started waving to the front of car. We found that the Laser bar cluster had come adrift on one side. A bolt and bracket had been lost! … Read More