I love finding these kinds of short videos online because I feel like they give our readers a better sense of Mongolia’s heritage. Yes, there are still traditional Mongolian nomads of different ethnic backgrounds (the family featured here is Kazakh from western Mongolia), although I would argue more of Mongolia’s population is urban than rural […]Read More Inside the Rugged Lives of Mongolia’s Nomads
I’ve featured a Mongolian eagle hunter on the blog before, but I came across a recent article that focuses on a girl who is learning the art. Traditionally, Kazakh eagle hunting is for men. Each family develops a certain style of hunting and passes that on from father to son. In the case of Ashol Pan, her […]Read More Eagle Hunting
A friend shared this with us. It made me laugh, and then I realized how incredibly uncool I am.Read More This speaks for itself.