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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 …

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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  …

This was taken a month ago when we were flying in from Turkey.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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! …