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the hills are alive...

Down at Turtle Rock

July 28th 2006
We made the day trip out the Terelj National Park (about 2 hours from UB) to do some hiking and check out the rock formations we'd read and heard so much about. The public bus ride from the city was a breeze, a man selling cigarettes by the street even went out of his way to help us find the bus stop, a rareity in Ulaanbaatar, especially when we compare it to Seoul, where people actively went out ... read more
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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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