Day Six – Moron to Khatgal

(Or, Doig and Pugs Versus Wild)

A few photos from our camp site just out of Moron (the night before).

(95kms of crazed cycling goes here)

Over-friendly peasant at grocery store – tries to get us to have a few beers with us – won’t take no for an answer – throws himself in front of Tama’s bike yelling “Proteste! Proteste!” as we try to ride off … his son races back into the store, grabs two cans of beer, thrusts them upon us as we leave. A couple of hours later I realise they are light beers, and jettison them; an hour after that I realise that he got us light beers because we were gesticulating that alcohol would put us to sleep on our cycles, so light beer was his gallant solution …

About Doiggus Khan

Tom Doig is a writer, performer, editor and moron. Tom has been published in The Big Issue, Maxim and Voiceworks. His plays include "Survival of the Prettiest", "Hitlerhoff" and "Selling Ice to the Remains of the Eskimos". He has an MA in Hitler Comedy and is currently writing a PhD about climate change. "Mörön to Mörön: two men, two bikes, one Mongolian misadventure" is Tom's first book.
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