Beautiful Mongolia

30 June-10 July 2023

“May the Mongol nation exist by its own right.”

This idea is expressed in the Mongolian national symbol of the Soyombo. It is attributed to Zanabazar, the 17th century leader of Mongolian Lamaism, a great statesman, and the father of Mongolian art and script. There are various interpretations of the Soyombo and the symbol is prominently displayed on the Mongolian national flag.


Mongolia – My Ger Guide

Authentic or Glamping?

Part One – 10 July 2023

Alungoo Lodge, Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Sleeping in gers draws many travelers to Mongolia. We hear a lot about this form of camping but just how authentic, or what level of glamping, is it? Obviously, one’s experience depends upon location, amenities, and quite possibly the physical condition of one’s back.