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Mongolia

June 24th 2011
It’s been awhile since an entry – I wanted to be sure to post this before we leave for another adventure next week. Let me first say a bit about Ulan Ude. I really loved this town. It's still in Russia, but felt like my first introduction to Mongolian culture - but mostly Buryat. A very different vibe from the rest of Russia - and this was evident the second I stepped foot off the tr ... 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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