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Tag Archives: Mongolia
Thanks to Max for calling our attention to this page in Mark Steyn's New York Times bestseller After America: Get Ready for Armageddon, a book we probably wouldn't have read. In it, he manages to link me to America's impending downfall. I won't comment on his incredibly dank assumptions and horrid factual errors, but I ...
Two small dogs are attacking a homeless man, while I'm nursing my lingering fever with sidewalk kebabs and a bottle of Yanjing beer. One of them bites at his ankle, and he hobbles away, cursing while diners beside me laugh, and the wind picks up again. I shield my face from the sand. This ...
I can't imagine a stranger way to advertise a hot dog, really. As seen in Ulan Bator, the Mongolian capital.
"I don't think you can see the Shamen," the fixer murmured. He watched his cup, the table, a fly, anything that wasn't our eyes. "They are far from here. In the mountains. It would take a long time to see them." He traced a line along a creased map of ...
To get from Beijing to Mongolia, you have a few choices. A flight takes just over an hour. The Trans-Siberian Express, meanwhile, offers a rugged thirty-hour ride through cities, towns, barren landscapes, desert, and finally the capital of Chingghis Khan.It's a famously hard ride. I pictured drunk Russians and fiery Mongols and live chickens and ...
Wolves had come down from the hills, and torn apart a horse. The villagers were building new sheds, to keep the young lambs and goats in, and bringing in all the animals. It was a moment.
I don't really know who this guy is, but I found him in a restaurant in the rural one-pony town of Lun.