At A Bus On A Dusty Road, Mongolia holds a special place as a travel destination in our hearts. Mongolia, being one of the least densely populated nations relative to its land area, offers an abundance of adventure and joy, making it a truly captivating country.
How Tall Was Genghis Khan And Other Facts
When history talks about the famous Mongolian warrior Genghis Khan, they talk about him as a giant or extremely tall. Even today in Mongolia, you can see a statue outside Ullanabaator that shows a giant size, Genghis Khan. No account defines Genghis Khan’s height or appearance, but most records describe him as tall, strong, and […]
Are Hmong People And Mongol People Related?
Hmong and Mongol can sound like very similar names, so there can be confusion if they are the same group of people and even related. Both of these groups come from Asia. The Hmong people are from China and have migrated to southeast Asia, mainly Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (Burma). The Mongols, also known […]
What Is The Relationship Between Mongolia And Tibet?
I have traveled to both Mongolia and Tibet. Even though these countries are far apart, they have still many similarities. Both Tibet and Mongolia practice the same form of Buddhism. The relationship between Mongolia and Tibet started in the mid-1200s when the Genghis Khan army invaded Tibet. The Tibetans taught their capturers Buddhism and later […]
Mongolia Vs. Inner Mongolia: What Is The Difference?
For many people, it can be confusing as there are two Mongolia. There is the country Mongolia, and there’s also Inner Mongolia; even though they both have the Mongolian name, they are not the same country. Mongolia is an independent country that gained full independence when the Soviet Union dissolved in 1990. Inner Mongolia, also […]
How Long Has Mongolia Been A Country?
With its diverse landscapes, culture, and customs steeped in ancient heritage, Mongolia is an incredible destination to explore. Despite having a long history as part of various empires, this Central Asian country has only been independent for a relatively short time – making it all the more intriguing! In 1911 Mongolia broke from Chinese rule; […]
Mongolia’s Genghis Khan Statue Complex And The Man
Outside Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is a huge statue of Genghis Khan. The Genghis Khan Statue is an amazing tribute to Genghis Khan. I had the chance to visit the Genghis Khan Statue complex outside Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and was inspired by its size, location, and symbolism. The Genghis Khan Statue Complex is outside Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This statue […]
What is Mongolian Throat Singing Called? Mongolian Tuvan Throat Singing
Mongolian’s wide-open spaces are a perfect landscape for the Mongolian Tuvan Throat singing, as it carries the sounds of the singing over the beautiful hills and plains of Mongolian. Mongolian herders would practice throat singing as they herd their sheep, goats, and other animals. Mongolia has a long tradition of Mongolian Tuvan throat singing. This […]
Nomadic Herders Who Live In Mongolia And Yurts (Gers)
Lessons about nomadic life in the Gobi Desert’s wilds and how using modern technology helps the nomads survive. When I visited the nomads in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, I expected everything to be very primitive and poor. I was pleasantly surprised to learn the new type of Mongolian nomadic herders used a lot of […]
Who Are The Nomadic Herders In Mongolia in Yurts?
When I went to Mongolia, I was very impressed with the nomadic herders I met in the Gobi Desert. I learned a lot from them and how the nomadic herders in an area all work together as a support system for their small community. The Mongolian nomadic herders are animal herders who live in Mongolia; […]
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