Three-year Genghis Khan trek ends

From the BBC: Three-year Genghis Khan trek ends.

An Australian man has completed a three-year journey from Mongolia to Hungary, following in the footsteps of the Mongolian leader Genghis Khan.

When Tim Cope began his 10,000 km (6,200 mile) journey in June 2004 he expected it to take 18 months.

However, a stint at home when his father died and other delays meant it took more than double that.

Throughout the trek he travelled on horseback and relied on the hospitality of local people, including nomads. [continue]