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Ten Facts About Siberia

Ergaki Nature Reserve (Krasnoyarsk Krai. Siberian Federal District)… the reserve is 3,429 square kilometres (1,324 square miles) in size

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  1. Siberia occupies almost 10 percent of the land on the planet.
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In The Land Of The Gods

Mongolia is one of the highest countries in the world. Did you know that? Over 80% of the country is over 1000m. The whole region was lifted to very high levels by successive geological upheavals and as a result Mongolia is a deeply eroded mountainous country, with snow capped mountain ranges, forested slopes, open-high plateau steppe land…rolling into semi desert and then the desert in the south. 296 more words

A Mongolian Road Trip

Space. Glorious, mesmerising, limitless space. That’s what a majority of visitors to Mongolia will remember most.

The power of the landscapes is an integral part of any journey in Mongolia.  129 more words

Pristine Lands @ Siberia - videos

There is too much to say about our trip to Siberia and writing stories about travel is time-consuming. So here is the best I can offer without dedicating too much time to a full blown story. 3,959 more words

Life Cycles

Photo gallery: The Altai Mountains - Tavan Bogd National Park

Bayan-Olgii in the North-West of Mongolia is popular with tourists in September/October, largely because of the eagle festival. Matt and I choose to beat the rush and head out just a little early, while the streets of Olgii were still sleepy and the Altai Mountains relatively untouristed. 401 more words

Mongolia

Why Weddings in Mongolia are so Much More Fun

I remember musing that a wedding planner would think I’d lost my mind. Wrestling? You want wrestling at your wedding?! Her shock giving way to complete bewilderment and horror when I followed up with…..and by the way, we’ll want a horse race too. 2,368 more words

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