Transportation is always an experience here in Mongolia for several reasons. Punctuality: You actually thought you were leaving at 6:00 pm because that's what the driver told you?! Haha, you fool! Crammed quarters: Unless there are three people to a seat, the vehicle is not full. The roads, or lack thereof: The only roads that are … Continue reading Mongolian Transport Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ride
'Baina uu?' or 'Are you there?' is how Mongolians answer the phone. As such it's the perfect title for this Hello parody that Amy and Hana, two volunteers from Uvs Aimag, created about life as a volunteer in Mongolia. Translation of lyrics: Baina uu (Are you there?/Hello?) Baina baina (I’m here) Ajil sain uu? (How’s … Continue reading Baina uu?
I believe I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I volunteer at the local Disability Center once a week. Every Thursday afternoon I hang out with the kids in the younger class. Usually this just involves playing with the toys and having a blast. Sometimes we sing and dance. The kids are great and they always … Continue reading Second Western Regional Special Olympics