The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Mongolia 2011

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  Beijing-U.B.   Ulan Bator   Central Mongolia
A visit to Ulan Bator and a short tour into Central Mongolia, with Happy Camel tours.

Beijing-U.B.

23 miles W of Beijing, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
23 miles W of Beijing
200 miles W of Beijing, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
200 miles W of Beijing
Inner Mongolia Scrubby graslands., Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Inner Mongolia
Scrubby graslands.
Changing the Bogies At the China-Mongolia border., Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Changing the Bogies
At the China-Mongolia border.
Blurry Gobi In the early dawn., Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Blurry Gobi
In the early dawn.
Scrubby Grassland, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Scrubby Grassland
Wild Yurts, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Wild Yurts
Better grass: Cattle Country!, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
Better grass: Cattle Country!
U.B. Outskirts Fixed Yurts, Beijing-U.B., Mongolia 2011
U.B. Outskirts
Fixed Yurts

Ulan Bator

Lenin in Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Lenin in Ulan Bator
Mongolian Parliament With Chinggis Khan and flanking Generals., Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Mongolian Parliament
With Chinggis Khan and flanking Generals.
Chinggis Khan Statue In front of Parliament, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Chinggis Khan Statue
In front of Parliament
Natural History Museum T-Rex., Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Natural History Museum
T-Rex.
Dinosaur Eggs!, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Dinosaur Eggs!
Dinosaur hatchlings, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Dinosaur hatchlings
14th-15th c Leather Armor National Museum of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
14th-15th c Leather Armor
National Museum of Mongolia
Mongolian Croswalk Sign, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Mongolian Croswalk Sign
Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Ulan Bator
With steamy and smoky power stations, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
With steamy and smoky power stations
Power station, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Power station
Opera House, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Opera House
Gandan Monastery Entrance, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Gandan Monastery Entrance
Temple at Gandan Monastery, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Temple at Gandan Monastery
Zaisan Memorial, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan Memorial
Zaisan: The Revolution arrives in Mongolia, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan: The Revolution arrives in Mongolia
Zaisan, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan
Zaisan: WWII Victory With Mongolian Hero of the USSR??, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan: WWII Victory
With Mongolian Hero of the USSR??
Zaisan: Soviet-Mongolian Friendship, Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan: Soviet-Mongolian Friendship
Zaisan: Heroic WWII Tank With map showing his journey., Ulan Bator, Mongolia 2011
Zaisan: Heroic WWII Tank
With map showing his journey.

Central Mongolia

Our Trusty Steed, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Our Trusty Steed
Ovgon Khiid An old (restored) monastery complex., Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Ovgon Khiid
An old (restored) monastery complex.
A feast for the Gods. Ovgon Khiid, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
A feast for the Gods.
Ovgon Khiid
A particularly warlike Buddhist "God", Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
A particularly warlike Buddhist "God"
Shank Khiid Restored 17th c. complex., Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Shank Khiid
Restored 17th c. complex.
Yurt Camp, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Yurt Camp
My Yurt, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
My Yurt
Scotsman in a Yurt, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Scotsman in a Yurt
Horse Skulls at hilltop shrine, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Horse Skulls at hilltop shrine
Turtle Rock (Karakorum boundary marker), Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Turtle Rock (Karakorum boundary marker)
Erdene Zuu Monastery On the old Karakorum site, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Erdene Zuu Monastery
On the old Karakorum site
Erdene Zuu Monastery, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Guide + Buddha, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Guide + Buddha
Another warlike Buddhist "God", Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Another warlike Buddhist "God"
Turtle Rock Karakorum boundary marker, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Turtle Rock
Karakorum boundary marker
Turtle Rock + Scotsman, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Turtle Rock + Scotsman
Grasslands, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Grasslands
Silver Deer (6th-8th c.), Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Silver Deer (6th-8th c.)
Gold Didadem (6th-8th c.) Gokturk Museum of Turkic period, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Gold Didadem (6th-8th c.)
Gokturk Museum of Turkic period
�gii Nuur Lake, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
�gii Nuur Lake
Happy Camel, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Happy Camel
Khar Bukh Balgas (10th-11th c.), Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Khar Bukh Balgas (10th-11th c.)
My guide, test-driving a horse. At stop for mare's milk, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
My guide, test-driving a horse.
At stop for mare's milk
Tsogt Taijiin Tsagaan Balga (17th c.) "Fort of a Price who, Central Mongolia, Mongolia 2011
Tsogt Taijiin Tsagaan Balga (17th c.)
"Fort of a Price who fought the Chinese"

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