Discovering the hotspots of Gobi Desert August 26th 2019 ‘Actually the Gobi isn’t a desert at all’, says Chimeg, ‘it is a semi-desert.’
Chimeg is our guide. She will guide us during our one week trip across the Gobi desert.
And she is right. The pictures you usually see make you believe that Gobi desert consists of sand dunes. That is misleading. The sand dunes are only a little part of the Gobi desert. Very photogenic indeed, but the Gobi i ... read more
Asia » Mongolia » Gobi Desert 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