Looking for Mme de Bourboulon

Date 2006-06-13
Distance 10471.9 km6507 mi
Duration 5h:53m
Photos 18

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The aim of my trip was to follow as closely as possible the journey
Madame de Bourboulon made in 1862 partly on horseback between Beijing and
Moscow though Mongolia, and to stay wherever she stayed. She was
supposedly the first European woman to have made such a voyage.
Although she stopped taking notes after reaching Moscow, she continued
her journey all the way to her château south of Paris where I ended my trip as well; a trip done mostly by motorbike. Details can be read here. And for a video slideshow, please click here.