Currently browsing category

Countryside

Bad Road

Can you see where the gaps in the roadway are? Neither could I. Most rural roads in Mongolia have multiple sets of …

Choibalsan City

On our trip to Mongolia’s eastern aimags we stayed in the town of Choibalsan (in Dornod aimag).  The town has some amazing …

Most Amazing Statue

This statue is in a war or army memorial in Choibalsan, Dornod, and it is just amazing.  More pictures from Choibolsan to …

Eastern Aimags Road Trip

In January we drove to Mongolia’s easternmost aimags (provinces): Dornod and Sukhbaatar. The land we drove through was sparsely populated compared to …

Lake Huvsgul in August

At the end of August we had family in town and took them to lake Huvsgul (Khuvsgul).  This is the biggest lake …

Camping in the Summer

This summer for the Naadam holiday we went camping the Orkhon river valley — about a day’s drive from UB.  We visited …

Driver Training

One of Tom’s jobs is to oversee transportation, which includes our drivers.  About a month ago there was a Driver Training and …

Fall Riding

Last weekend I went for a nice fall horseback ride.  I had a few layers on and my puffy Michelin man style …

Lake Huvsgul in the Snow

During our outreach trip we stayed in a ger camp outside of a town called Hatgal on Lake Huvsgul, a lake famous …

Outreach Road Trip

About couple of weeks ago I went on an outreach trip with work.  We took the trip to visit aimag (province) capitals …

Baby Animals Everywhere

A week ago I went on a countryside trip, and there are baby animals everywhere!  Its mostly sheep and goats, and as …

Back in the Saddle Again

Last weekend I went horseback riding, and it felt like it had been forever since I was on a horse. A month …

Night Away at King Fruits

This weekend Tom and I got away from the city for some lovely Mongolian countryside. Just a little over an hour’s drive …

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 …