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One of our guides on horse back.

One of our guides, Asaa, on horse back.

 

Much of this area looked exactly like Western Montana in the USA.

Much of this area looked exactly like Western Montana in the USA.

 

Ray crossing a small bridge to get to a local monastery.

Ray crossing a small bridge to get to a local monastery.

 

The Tibetan words 'Om Mani Pani Hum' craved into the hillside above the monastery.

The Tibetan words 'Om Mani Pani Hum' carved into the hillside above the monastery.

 

Looking back down the valley from the monetary.

Looking back down the valley from the monastery.

 

The main sign for the monetary written in Tibetan, Mongolian (3 different alphabets) and English.

The main sign for the monastery written in Tibetan, Mongolian (3 different alphabets) and English.

 

A small building at the monastery.

A small building at the monastery.

 

A lovely yurt.

A lovely yurt.

 

Ahelma and Zhang Qiao with out host that looked like Gengis Khan.

Ahelm and Zhang Qiao with out host that looked like Gengis Khan.

 

Genghis Khan and Ray.

Genghis Khan and Ray.

 

The famous 'turtle rock' in Terelj National Park to the west of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

The famous 'turtle rock' in Terelj National Park to the west of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

The ruins of Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

The ruins of Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Looking south from Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Looking south from Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

A rock with a image of Lama Tsong Khapa at Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

A rock with a image of Lama Tsong Khapa at Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

A funky little temple near Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

A funky little temple near Manjushree Monastery near Zuunmod, south of Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

One of the cars from Mongol Rally, a car race from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia. For more info see: http://www.mongolrally.com/

One of the cars from Mongol Rally, a car race from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia. For more info see: http://www.mongolrally.com/

 

Cars in the Mongol Rally cannot have a engine size more 1000cc. They are all old crappy cars. Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Cars in the Mongol Rally cannot have a engine size more 1000cc. They are all old crappy cars. Ulan Bator, Mongolia

 

'Pirates of the Caribbean' one of the current movies in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

'Pirates of the Caribbean' one of the current movies in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

A promotional banner for a popular Mongolian Hip-Hop band in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

A promotional banner for a popular Mongolian Hip-Hop band in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Yurt parts for sale at the big market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Yurt parts for sale at the big market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

The felt sides of a yurt in the market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

The felt sides of a yurt in the market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Old statues for sale at the market, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Old statues for sale at the market, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Antiques for sale at the big market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Antiques for sale at the big market in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Typical Mongolian furniture for sale in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Typical Mongolian furniture for sale in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Equipment horses in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Equipment for horses in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

Disney culture pervades the world, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Disney culture pervades the world, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

A local fermented horse milk bar, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

A local fermented horse milk bar, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

A billboard in downtown Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

A billboard in downtown Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

 

The view from the train back to Beijing, as we cross the Gobi desert into Inner Mongolia in China.

The view from the train back to Beijing, as we cross the Gobi desert into Inner Mongolia in China.

 

Back in China.

Back in China.

 

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