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2013

Ice Rink

They have put an ice skating rink at the end of Sukhbaatar Square (the main square in town). Tom read that they …

Eating in Istanbul

I have decided that when in Turkey, my favorite meal is breakfast. Everything I had for breakfast every morning was delicious, but …

Thanksgiving Duck

This Thanksgiving we traded turkey in America for duck in Beijing. It’s not the same as the big traditional American turkey day  …

Winter in the City

It hasn’t been unbearably cold yet, but winter is here, and so is the pollution. Outside of our home you can smell …

Black Market | Naran Tuul

Ulaanbaatar has a giant market called the Black Market in English / Naran Tuul in Mongolian. Naran Tuul refers to the river …

Mother Tree | Eej Mod

Another stop on our trip to see Amarbayasgalant was a short stop at Eej Mod (aka Mother Tree), not too far south …

Darkhan Trip

When we visited the Amarbayasgalant monastery, we stayed in the town of Darkhan, Mongolia’s 3rd largest city. Darkhan is about 4 hours …

Camels! Up North!

On our trip north to Darkhan to see the Amarbayasgalant monastery we saw camels! First time to see them in the wild! …