A VAST, UNTOUCHED natural wilderness teeming with wildlife and sparsely populated by the last truly nomadic people on earth, Mongolia – the ancestral homeland of Genghis Khan – has fuelled the imagination of Western travellers for centuries.

Revered as a ‘Land of Blue Heaven’ because of its eternally clear sky, this country of endless rolling steppe is inhabited by herdsmen and women living in felt tents, migrating with their livestock in rhythm with the seasons. Reindeer tribes roam the northern Taiga forests, wild bear and camel dwell in the southern Gobi desert, and Kazakh eagle hunters ride ...


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