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My current home is Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. My finds hope to capture everyday scenes as well as some of the more spectacular places to go. The country is on the brink of massive changes with decisions having to be made about the future of the nomadic culture and the need to grow an economy through industries such as mining.
Ikh Nart Rocks Wilderness Ger Camp, Dornogovi, MongoliaIkh Nart Rocks Wilderness Ger CampDornogovi, MongoliaI had another marvelous visit to the Gobi before leaving Mongolia. This is the eastern side of the Gobi which is much more scrubby and rocky than...Ikh Nart Rocks Wilderness Ger Camp, Dornogovi, MongoliaIkh Nart Rocks Wilderness Ger CampDornogovi, MongoliaLook very carefully and you’ll see an argali sheep on top of the rocky range. This is the eastern end of the Gobi in Mongolia, a much different...Diplomat Apartment, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaDiplomat ApartmentUlaanbaatar, MongoliaIsn’t she beautiful? So many Mongolian stories in just one piece of street art.Diplomat Apartment, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaDiplomat ApartmentUlaanbaatar, MongoliaOne more for my collection of meaningful street art in Ulaanbaatar.Ayanchin Four Seasons Lodge, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaAyanchin Four Seasons LodgeUlaanbaatar, MongoliaI’m in the Terelj national park just out of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, and the scenery is stunning. I’ve never seen a bluer sky. I suppose the minus 36...Хутаг Өндөр, Bulgan, MongoliaХутаг ӨндөрBulgan, MongoliaA typical scene out on the steppes. Traditional clothing is worn because it’s best for easy living, not for any tourism purpose. The horses are...Amarbayasgalant Monastery, Selenge, MongoliaAmarbayasgalant MonasterySelenge, MongoliaThis is a working monastery way out on the steppes. It takes at least a couple of day’s to drive out there along barely-there tracks from...Amarbayasgalant Monastery, Selenge, MongoliaAmarbayasgalant MonasterySelenge, MongoliaAfter checking out the detail on the roof, just look at those endless vistas of the steppes of Mongolia. Although quite difficult to find,...Bogd Khan Mountain, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaBogd Khan MountainUlaanbaatar, MongoliaThere is a walk that hundreds of people do in Ulaanbaatar on weekends. It’s the steep climb up sacred Bogd Khan mountain just south of the city. We...International School of Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaInternational School of UlaanbaatarUlaanbaatar, MongoliaA snowy day in Ulaanbaatar makes everything feel fresh. To my surprise I learned that it does not snow very often here because it's too cold.National Amusement Park, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaNational Amusement ParkUlaanbaatar, MongoliaWe have our own Children's park in Ulaanbaatar with all sorts of rides.Mint Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaMint UlaanbaatarUlaanbaatar, MongoliaThat ice will not melt for months.Dublin - Mongolian first irish bar, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaDublin - Mongolian first irish barUlaanbaatar, MongoliaThat sky in Mongolia never ceases to make your spirits soar despite the temperatures.Бэлла виста орон сууцны хороолол, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaБэлла виста орон сууцны хороололUlaanbaatar, MongoliaThe colours of autumn impress along the Tuul River. The young boys find plenty to occupy their lazy Saturday. #colorfulNational Amusement Park, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaNational Amusement ParkUlaanbaatar, MongoliaHow to water a tree in Ulaanbaatar - break up the blocks of ice and leave around the base of the tree. Now wait until Spring!Near UB, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaNear UBUlaanbaatar, MongoliaAs an old and retired basketballer, I was itching to get some goals into this hoop. But I didn't have a basketball. Can you think of a better view...Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaCentral Museum of Mongolian DinosaursUlaanbaatar, MongoliaHere I am standing outside the very small dinosaur museum in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia holds such wealth of dinosaur history which is largely still...International School of Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaInternational School of UlaanbaatarUlaanbaatar, MongoliaYou can still play soccer outside when it has been snowing. You just need a small patch cleared, especially around the goals.ЗЦГ автобусны буудал, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaЗЦГ автобусны буудалUlaanbaatar, MongoliaGrafitti in Ulaanbaatar. You have to dig a little to find the street art of the city. This piece is quite near my home and in the waste land by the...kindergarden #9, Ulaanbaatar, Mongoliakindergarden #9Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaShe's a Mongolian beauty! I had seen her in an instagram post and I had to find her. #grafitti #streetart
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