June 15, 2010

On the Road in Inner Mongolia: Naadam Festival and Cooking Lesson on the Xilamuren Grasslands

After Wednesday night’s festivities on the grasslands, I wasn’t sure that anything could top our bonfire / singing / storytelling experience. However, Thursday proved to be equally eye-opening, with more hands-on activities and more unique...
Read More
Man enjoying his tea

On the Road in Inner Mongolia: Day 3 (con’t)

As night fell on the grasslands after our afternoon of yurt building, Shirley, my fellow local guides, our guides and I left our nomadic accommodations for nighttime revelry, Inner Mongolia-style. The sun sets over the...
Read More