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Chinggis Army

Soldiers dressed in traditional uniforms for their parade to welcome us to UB. We can only wish - it was really for the President of Laos.
Mongolian Steppes

September 18th 2007
This is a bulk blog of Mongolia with lots of photos to ogle. Arrived into Ulaanbaatar (or "UB") and had a wander around Sukhbaatar Square, the National Museum of Mongolian History, plus the Monument to the Russian Heroes (wonderful panoramic view of UB). Also attended a Mongolian music and dancing concert - the traditional throat singing (known as "Khoomi") was awesome. The next day we went ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian Flag The Mongols gained fame in the 13th century when under Chinggis KHAN they conquered a huge Eurasian empire. After his death the empire was divided into several powerful Mongol states, but these broke apart in the 14th century. The Mongols eventually ... ... read more
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