South Gobi Desert
June 4th 2018 marked the beginning of the 2018 Gobi Gallop - Adventure Back Through The Desert. Eight intrepid riders from around the world met at the Chinggis Khan International Airport and headed off on a flight to Dalaznzadgad int he Sotu gobi where they et their fearless leader, Saraa of Horse Trek Mongolia along with the infamous Loya, driver of the yellow bus soon to be named Priscilla ( of the desert..) that would symbolize home and safety at the end of each long 70 kilometre day across the desert as the riders endeavoured to cross 700 Kilometres of the Gobi Desert in just 10 days of riding.
Soon they would meet their trusty steeds, 9 very hard Mongolian horses who had been trucked down from the Khangai region close to Ulaanbaatar to undertake the journey. Amongst these horses was one who would end up being the most valiant. Only one who made the entire trek from beginning to end - Boroogui