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03 Nov 2016

A Journey of a Lifetime

“If I never ride a horse again I will be a happy man,” Martin uttered in exhaustion. To be fair Martin was coming off a three-day horse trek to reach a remote Tsaatan tribal village close to the Russian border, as far north as you can get in Mongolia. It was no leisurely trek as we were expecting, but multiple days of full on trotting and galloping that would last well past dusk. I have been riding since I was […]

09 Oct 2016

A Big Steppe in the Right Direction

I was first mesmerized by Mongolia because of its legendary horse culture. With visions of Chinggis Khan and his mounted warriors galloping across the Mongolian Steppe, I have always been attracted to this time in history. How could one man conquer so much of the world? And how incredible that his greatest weapon was the horse. Much has changed since Chinggis’s era, but the horse’s presence has stood the test of time. It has been debated for years whether the […]

07 Oct 2016

A Sprawling City of Contrasts

With the characteristic sound of the plane’s tires hitting the runway, it finally really dawned on us: we had reached Chinggis Khaan International Airport, and a month of adventures in Mongolia had begun. This journey through Mongolia had been years in the works. There were logistics and funding issues to sort out before we could make it happen, not to mention finding the time to leave our daily lives for the considerable duration needed to explore this vast destination. Unknown […]