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  • Inside Hustai National Park
    Inside Hustai National Park
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  • The famous wild Przewalski horses
    The famous wild Przewalski horses
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    Turtle rock in Gorkhi-Terelj National...
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Gachuurt

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  • SNIFF THE SNUFF

    Gachuurt Local Customs

    Mongolian men carry with them a snuff bottle, filled with snuff, a sort of tobacco powder. A custom upon meeting friends is to exchange their snuff bottles with the other men. Unscrew the cap. Take the little ladel which is attached to the cap and scoop out a miniscule spoonful of the powder. Place it on your finger and sniff the powder. If you...

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  • INSIDE THE GER

    Gachuurt Local Customs

    Entering the ger, one should walk clock-wise around it. There are standard places to put things. The stove is in the middle. On the left, upon entering, is where they put the horse saddles and other related items. In the back-ground is the family chest. To the right of the family chest is the bed. On the right side of the door is the kitchen area....

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  • WILD HORSES

    Gachuurt Warnings and Dangers

    My impression is that horses in Mongolia are wilder. During our stay at Gachuurt, the kind Mongolians offered to let us ride their horses to cross a river or whatever. However, in one incident, a horse with my friend Pablo on it panicked and galloped away at top speed. Pablo steered the horse to a slow-down and jumped! He managed to get out of this...

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