Welcome to our Mongolia Travel Blog

Our Mongolia travel blog is written by Jess – the founder of Eternal Landscapes Mongolia.  This is your informal introduction to our Mongolia.  Use our Mongolia travel blog for inspiration. Dip into it to discover more.

The blog is divided into four sections – Experience, See, Learn, Community.Or, if you’re short on time, every week I put one or a few posts … In The Spotlight.

This week … a focus on Nauryz – the Central Asian celebration of spring that falls on March 21st this year and is celebrated in Mongolia by our Kazakh team.

Some of the experiences available in Mongolia are probably quite surprising. Use our ‘Experience Mongolia’ blog posts for inspiration.

Mongolians typically divide their country into three main landscapes – the Gobi, Tal and Khangai (desert, steppe and mountain) but for our ‘Place To See In Mongolia’ posts we divide the country into five geographical sections (Gobi, Central Heartland, western Mongolia, northern Mongolia, eastern Mongolia) plus the capital city Ulaanbaatar.

Mongolia is the 18th largest country in the world and with a population of only just over 3 million, it is one of the least densely populated.  Our ‘Learn About Mongolia’ blog posts will help introduce you to a country that has the world’s fifth-largest desert (the Gobi),  a breeding population of snow leopards, Kazakh eagle hunters and a very modern capital city where Prius cars dominate.

‘Our Community in Mongolia’ blog posts introduce you not only to the EL team but to the people we work with countrywide. We focus on creating local community partnerships that offer long-term support and that also allow us to showcase the diversity of skills and knowledge of Mongolian’s in the 21st Century.

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February 20, 2012

These ‘dog gone’ days – A Mongolian Tradition

When my old dog died suddenly last week, I wondered how Mongolians treated the death of their family dog.  Spend time in Mongolia and you will […]
February 7, 2012

Mongolian Superstitions – Don’t Go Star Gazing!

Mongolia may be fully embracing the 21t Century, but traditions and superstitions remain an important part of everyday life The Mongolian khadag – honouring the Eternal Blue Sky Mongolia […]
January 25, 2012

The Meaning Of Buddhist Stupas

Learn more about one of Buddhism’s most sacred objects Throughout our trips and on our city walking tour, I like our guests to gain an ‘essence’ of […]
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