You know when wrestling and horsemanship are the most popular activities in a place you are bound to be heading somewhere different! The annual Naadam festival adds archery to the mix, what could possibly go wrong!
The Trans-Mongolian train stops in Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar and also passes through the Gobi desert. A good way to see the camels, ger huts and nomads in this vast country.
If aboard the Trans-Mongolian train you might not have time to stop for long. If you collect bank notes from around the world, the Mongolian tögrög is quite rare to come across! So, exchange some money where you can to add a tögrög or two to your collection.
30% of Mongolians are nomadic one of the few true nomadic people left in the world.
Travelling in Mongolia
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