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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November 10, 2011

Mongolia Is A Country Of Sublime Space

A brief introduction to the vastness of the ‘eternal landscapes’ of Mongolia.  If you have read the newspapers, watched the news or listened to the radio […]
February 23, 2011

Mongolian Legends – Tales From Khongoryn Els – The Singing Sands

Mongolian legends and stories still remain an important part of everyday life in Mongolia ‘The Gobi Desert seems like earth reduced to its most basic elements: […]
February 10, 2011

Mongolia’s Morin Khuur – The tale of the Horse Head Fiddle

My brief guide to Mongolia’s Morin Khuur – Horse Head Fiddle. One of the most traditional of Mongolia’s musical instruments I was trying to think of suitable music […]
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