We came across this fun little cartoon introduction to Mongolia and wanted to share. I’m sure there are details that we missed, but I wanted to highlight a few different things from the video with timestamps below. Enjoy! 0:24 Chinggis Khaan (the correct spelling/pronunciation of the historic figure known in the West as Genghis Khan) […]Read More Welcome to Mongolia
We are wrapping up Christmas Day here in UB, and I hope that those of you reading this who also celebrate this holiday have a wonderful one wherever you happen to be in the world. I don’t have much to say beyond that, but I’d like to share a video that I first saw last […]Read More Merry Christmas!
We are almost done with the first term of school and are heading into a student holiday. I’ve been sitting on this idea for a little while now, but I thought I ought to post before things get too busy come November. In the last post, I briefly mentioned the morin khuur, or horse head […]Read More Horse Head Fiddle
Currently, I’m sitting on our divan wearing flannel jammies and sipping instant milk tea–I’m not brave enough to try making it on my own yet. We are wrapping up our sixth week of teaching, and things are chugging along well. Our students are a delightful challenge. They are so much fun, and I just want to do […]Read More School Days: Milk Tea and Morin Khuur