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... to the world's largest boot, handmade by a local artist. It took 225 cattle skins and 4500 m of cord to make.
We took a lift and then walked several flights of stairs up the horses mane to stand between his ears. Nice views of the countryside including some tourist ger camps.
Outside the museum were some giant eagles that you could hold. The man showed me how to hold my arm for ...
... successful and we also recognized metworst, Dutch cheese and eggs at the local market, so things were looking good for our lunches. Later we sourced Brussels sprouts, potatoes and a delicious rook worst, this made a yummy meal. Neville was fortunate in getting his front spring fixed by a New Zealander. It would take a week to 10 days, but at least it would be fixed, as I don’t think we’ve seen the end of the rough roads yet.
... poles. For a small fee I got to put on the gauntlet and have the eagle sit on my arm. I was instructed to move my arm fairly vigorously up and down, presumably to encourage the bird to open its wings. I did this for a while until it became too heavy to hold at arm's length. After a brief supermarket stop to stock up for our final trans Mongolian train journey we returned to the hotel, tired but very satisfied. Thank you Bars for this fantastic ...
... finally independence.
Some blame the fall of this once great kingdom on the moving of the capital to Beijing, others on infighting and yet some to the successive invasions by China and Russia. After finally regaining it's independence from China, Mongolia then fell victim to Russia expansionist exploitation. In return for Russia's help in expelling China, Mongolia agreed to become the second communist country in the world. Unfortunately this independence ...
... lightened up when Helen repeatedly showed him, Bjamba and anyone else who was interested in the footage when we finally made it back to the safety of their Ger! Our return to Ulanbataar, other than the delight of having a hot shower in our excellent new backpacker's, confirmed our original assertion that this was not a city we would be too keen to spend any length of time in. The next day we had far too much time to kill in a city with very little to offer. Other than ...