Eagle Festival

A bucket list item for many Peace Corps Mongolia Volunteers is Eagle Festival. There are three or four that occur throughout the year in different soums in Bayan Ulgii aimag. The one just outside the aimag center is the most popular, but I decided to attend a smaller one in my friend's soum. This was … Continue reading Eagle Festival

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Mongolian Transport Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ride

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