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The Gobi Desert, Mongolia

July 7th 2005
Hi all After resting a little and staying healthy, I decided I should go to see the Gobi desert. Well, at least a part of it. Also decided to try a little bit of traveling with Europeans. It was actually my only chance of going to the Gobi quickly and returning in time for the big Nadaam. I met a Swiss couple that decided to rent a jeep and go on a long trip in Mongolia. They planned on hitting th ... read more
Asia » Mongolia

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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