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... min later we saw a group of tourist gathered by a second river. The thunderous sounds of water cascading over the cliffs edge into a deep pool told us that we were close. The waterfall was 20 meters high, the largest in all of Mongolia. It was much more impressive than our first waterfall sighting and we were happy with the journey. We took a more direct route back home making it a 3 hour round trip. Leah and I joined Batra and the family for fresh yak yogurt with sugar before ...
... and facilities in a certain area for a period of time. I say semi-nomadic because the distances they travel is only around 5km between a summer camping area where we saw them - out in the open in the valley - and a winter campsite which has more shelter, including pens or barns etc. for the animals. The family runs about 30 horses and some cattle and lived in a group of about three tents (or Gerrs - I thought they were called yurts, but apparently Gerr is the correct term. Not ...
... quite a distance and then they execute a calvary charge to the finish line. The last horse was about thirty yards behind the second to last horse; we cheered him over the finish line while he displayed a big smile. Our guide pointed out that while winning is nice, competing is the main goal. The Mongolian horse is fairly small and we witnessed two hundred plus pounders and children as young as five in the races. Mongolians are good at individual sports, ...
... and diggers. He offered to have a look at our van and thought we might be able to replace our spring with a Russian or Chinese one. He also took us to Bojangles bar, a popular expat bar run by an Australian.
Back at the Oasis, we spent the evening in the nice warm dining area. It was freezing cold with a cold wind outside. There are a few others staying there including a lovely German couple who are also travelling in their campervan.
Today was our last day in the fantastic Gobi Desert. We all heard noises during the night and soon realised that the goats were getting nearer and nearer to the Ger. When we opened the door in the morning, they were all just stood looking at us. It was so funny. Anyway, another sunny day, we had breakfast and headed for the rock formation which was only 10 minutes away. Aggie (our driver), had unbeknown to us parked the van so that the passenger door was directly over a ...
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