Tag Archive: Mongolia

Danzan Ravjaa find…

I wish I could have watched it live. An Austrian team of archaeologists led by Michael Eisenreigler uncovered a cache of Buddhist relics that had been hidden since Mongolia’s turn to communism in… Continue reading

To be continued…

I’m back! I did a lot of traveling, and moved from Thailand to Taiwan. More details and new posts coming soon. In the meantime, here’s a cool video about Mongolian felt making.

Mongolian Buddhism Conference

Image via Wikipedia Via the ACMS blog, there will be a Buddhism in Mongolia conference at Smith College in Northampton, MA from March 27-29. There’s a fantastic lineup of speakers. I’m green with… Continue reading

Podcast Fix

A fan of podcasts? Me too. I can’t find any regular podcast programs about Mongolia and am considering doing my own, although I have a bit of planning on organizing to do before… Continue reading

Correction

I made a mistake in my last post in regards to the independence of Mongolia. I erroneously said it was in 1991 but, as an anonymous reader has pointed out, Mongolia was declared… Continue reading

This summer…

I just realized that I never finished the stories of this summer’s travels. I’m really busy these days so I can’t really give the rest of those experiences justice on this blog. I’ll… Continue reading

Mongolia -Ishee’s Home

One of the most special nights while we were out in the field is when we were invited for dinner at Ishee’s home. Ishee was one of the few archaeology students who grew… Continue reading

Desert Disco

I did not expect to do a lot of singing and dancing while in Mongolia– but it turned out to be one of my favorite parts! We had two parties at the tourist… Continue reading

Mongolia — The Basics

On site, three meals a day were provided for us by the lovely Jagaa and Zola, the only two Mongolian women present on this project. (There are female Mongolian archaeologists on other projects)… Continue reading

Traditional Music

I loved the traditional music that was played in the vans sometimes on the way from camp to site. Listening to this music and watching Mongolia’s incredible landscape go by gave me that… Continue reading

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