Tag Archives: Living in the mountains

A New Adventure.

It is hard to believe I am here. Somehow with a mixture of buses, trains and a few lifts, I actually made it from the UK to Thailand without flying. It feels a little surreal, and I cannot quite work … Continue reading

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Leaving Mongolia

Yesterday I boarded the final stage of the Trans-Mongolian railway from Ulaanbaatar, and arrived in Beijing this morning. It was a beautiful train ride with good company in the form of a bunch of other travellers. The scenery changed dramatically … Continue reading

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Visiting the Tsaatan

  The Tsaatan, literally “Reindeer People”, are an indigenous community who live in the heart of the Darkhan Depression, a mountainous region in the north of Mongolia. It is a vast area covered in larch woodland and scattered with small … Continue reading

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Living with Kazakh Eagle Hunters in Mongolia

Wow. How can I put the last ten days into a single blog post? We, Jordi and I, have been living with a Kazakh Eagle Hunter, Ardack, and his family, in the heart of the Western Mongolian mountains. Their house, … Continue reading

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