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]
Date: January 12th 2011
I had a memorable Christmas/New Year period - not likely to ever be repeated as I will now describe in more detail!
Pre-Christmas in UBFor the first time since August, I caught up with my Mongolian 'foster mum'. I stayed with Duya and her family as part of the VSO In country training 'home stay' program. Since then, we have been in touch my email only. We had a great lunch at a Chine ... read more