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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s Capital, and the Naadam Festival

4th – 25th July 2014

Mongolia’s capital city holds about 2 million people, that’s two thirds of the entire country’s population!  In the centre are uninspiring grey or sandy coloured buildings,  whilst on the outskirts are the poorer districts where people live in gers, crammed in an estate kind of style.

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Central Mongolia Part One – the Takhi horses and a lot of flies

As we’d kind of got on alright on the first tour, and managed to tolerate each other for longer than a few days, myself along with Stefan and Sebastien decided to do another tour together!

(I joke, these guys are great and we’d had a lot of fun and I jumped at the chance when they asked if I wanted to do another trip with them!)

We wanted to cover Central Mongolia, and so off we went on an eight day tour.

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