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Flaming Cliffs  

Flaming Cliffs

Enter The Gobi - Day 3

September 9th 2011
First up this morning we paid a visit to the flaming cliffs, named incidently because of the firey twinge that they possess. An area also famous for the discovery of Dinosaur eggs and also Velociraptor specimens. Close by was a ger set up as a museum, or 'useum' as the 'M' had fallen off. Several pictures, bones and artifacts were held inside that had been recovered from within the ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Gobi Desert

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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