Tag: mongolia

June 3, 2010 / Video

While recording the podcast of the Ger district tour, these images were also captured.  This video doesn’t include the detail and background info that you can hear in the podcast, but I think the images speak for themselves.

May 19, 2010 / Audio

During my brief time in UlaanBaatar, I was recommended a contact person, Susan Griffeth, who had founded an organization working in the Ger (Yurt) district almost 10 years ago.  Susan was kind enough to pick me up one afternoon and take me to the district…

May 10, 2010 / Audio

Within ten minutes of sitting down at a table together, Bekhbat and I immediately were immersed in a conversation about Mongolian history. Me, the student, and he – the teacher, Director of the Museum Dedicated to Victims of Political Persecution in UlaanBaatar,  and the grandson…

May 9, 2010 / Text

I’m running late for my next appointment, and as I rush out of the Grand Khan Irish pub, I look across the sea of cars around Sukhbaatar square, and I cover my mouth with my scarf to try and filter the Coal and Carbon Monoxide…