news tidbits and Mongolian cultural happenings

a potpourri of Mongolian news after this landscape pict:

steppe flowers catch the last rays and first moonbeams - photo by Amy Hessl

- a new movie, The Two Horses of Genghis Khan

- Who benefits from Mongolia’s riches?

- a NewsHour photoessay on nomadic life in Mongolia

- how are Mongolians adapting to the U.S. and western culture?

- and speaking of Mongolians in other nations, could there be thousands, if not millions of Mongolians scattered across Eurasia?

- what are White Mongolians? Might they represent direct descendants of the Golden Horde that did not make it back to Mongolia after the collapse of the Mongol Empire?

- speaking of the Golden Horde, note how long Mongolians occupied eastern Europe during this movie of 10 centuries of European history in 5 minutes.

we’ll sign off with another landscape view of one of Mongolia’s scenic natural wonders, Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur.

Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur by Amy Hessl

About these ads

One response to “news tidbits and Mongolian cultural happenings

  1. Very good trip.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s