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Mongolian Sunset

A lovely painted sky with the crisp night air closing in, the Ger, warm and inviting.
Brrrr in a Ger

October 13th 2011
From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar, our thirty hour train journey saw us conquer the dry Gobi desert, sweep through two highly regimented customs inspections, and experience a bogie adjustment. Train travel is surprisingly comfortable. Mind you, we’re in second class…I saw what they were up against in third class aka steerage. Our male attendants are assholes, having piled themselves into our ... 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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