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Mongolia Travel Guide, Tourist, Book, Tour, Hotel, Restaurant
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Item Code : LONE16074
5th Edition. Lonely Planet Publications. Pre-order to reserve your copy now. This guidebook is expected instock in all regions by mid-May 2008 and will ship on arrival. Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, may be a hotbed of progressive attitudes, but in the rest of the 'Land of the Blue Sky', life remains pretty much the same - horses outnumber people, nomads still move camp each season and on long-distance bus rides you'll be serenaded by passengers singing folk tunes. Best activities: yak-carting, horse-trekking, hiking. In a land short on signposts, GPS coordinates locate the hotspots. Comprehensive Culture chapter with advice on local customs and etiquette. Rock climbing opportunities in the Gobi and mountain biking in Terelj and Khentii.
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Item Code : BRAD16075
2nd Edition. Bradt Publications. 400 pages. Open to the Western world since 1990, the 'Land of Blue Sky' is one of the few places on earth where travellers can tread on undiscovered ground and explore with a true sense of adventure. Homeland of the greatest conqueror of all time, Genghis Khan, vast tracts can be discovered on horse or camel, or in the comfort of a four-wheel drive. Culture and customs are covered in detail, including the deel, the colourful national dress, herding rules and customs, kh??mii or Mongolian throat singing and Naadam, the annual celebration of wrestling, archery and horseriding. For those keen to sample the unique pleasures of staying with nomads, the guide also explains how and where to experience the traditional lifestyle of a Mongolian ger. ? In-depth information on national parks, wildlife, conservation and flora ? Language, pronunciation and useful phrases ? Special-interest holidays, including riding, hiking, biking and birdwatching ? Trans-Mongolian /Trans-Siberian railway.
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