Arrived in U from the transmongolian railway from Beijing. Crossed the Gobi desert saw mini horses, camels, cows and wild dogs. Was woken up at 1am then 3 am by Chinese and Mongolian border crossing officials . The Chinese searched bags, under bunks and made us stand up. Time passed quickly on train. In U went to bank, Cafe Amsterdam for lunch and some shopping and sight seeing in city Centre. Still a lot of ger tents around the city. Going for Mongolian BBQ to nite. A lot of foreigners, expats in town because of mining and a lot of Iris pubs. Off to Terelj National Park tomorrow.