Chinggis Tourist Camp
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... under foot. Whilst at another particularly scenic area beneath a very large rock we watched as a convoy of cars pulled up, colorful balloons tied to each car. A wedding party was our first thought, but it turned out to be a kindergarten outing - a bunch of about 15 little rosy cheeked infants and their carers, who all scrambled up to the rocky outcrop for photos. In Terelj there are many tourist ger encampments - on seeing the toilet ...
... reading, another as perusing my book on Mongolia, another looking at my quilting, my iPad etc. The young monks really liked seeing the photos I took in UB. One of the monks found a photo in my travel book of the monastery and, on the second floor we can see two of the current monks blowing away on those long horns - one is the angry monk, the other is the so called chanting monk! What a ...
... for. Then, I wondered whether the young monks wonder why they are doing it! Later, I recalled so many stories about how repetitive processes such as this have fostered positive outcomes. This seemed to open me up to new opportunities, and from there on this rote act took on a richness as I watched the student monks interacting among themselves and with the older monks. Also, from time to time I would catch one or more of them just kind of staring at me, and I could see ...
... bit bizarre (Lama dance with genuinely terrifying masked dancers, and the traditional orchestra playing Queen) and some were amazing (the harpist, and a group of men doing something I think was called wind-whistling) but it was definitely an experience. All in all it was a busy first day, with lots still to get used to (mainly the incredibly erratic showers and the whole no-flushing-the-toilet-paper thing - eek!). Tomorrow it's more temples and a trip to the Mongolian ...
... To a ger to be specific, east of UB. Nemo, our guide and Mia, the driver picked us up early in the morning. Through wide desert and not much more we speeded to the gers.
For the afternoon we planned to go horseriding, which would show us more of beautiful Mongolia. At first it was warm and nice but as soon as the sun is gone it gets freezing.
In the evening the people at the gers cooked for us and the firefairy kept our gers almost the whole night ...