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2016 Comes to a Close with a Kazakh Celebration Worthy of New Year's Eve [Videos]

I’m not much for New Year’s Eve parties.

Most of the time I feel burdened by the unspoken expectation to have fun. And it can’t be just good ole run of the mill fun. 1,580 more words

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The Eagle Huntress

Falconry is one of the oldest sports in the world, with birds of prey still flown today for the amusement of tourists at bird rescue centers and wildlife parks. 171 more words

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

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