Ulaanbaatar and a week with a local family

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August 6th 2009
Published: August 6th 2009
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You may be thinking I've been kind of quiet lately. Well there's a pretty good reason for that : I've been out of town... And by out of town I mean "Outer Mongolia" ! After arriving in Ulaanbaatar (UB for those in the know) and spending a couple of days with Sabina my CS host seeing the sights (there are only a few, and even then, I'm counting the Beatles tribute monument as one) the Mongolian fun... Read Full Entry

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Milking a mareMilking a mare
Milking a mare

Horse milk is kept and fermented to make what the Mongolians call beer... I must admit it wasn't really to my taste.
My goatsMy goats
My goats

On my last day there, I was given two goats. I was rather surprised and confused, and not too sure how to react. In the end, the goats just got marked with some paint so they could be identified, and put back it with the herd. I guess they can look after them for me for a while !

6th August 2009

O.K. Sam,I suppose someone has to ask the question. Why the Beatles monument in Ulaanbaatar?

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