Mongolia: Country of the great Chinggis Khaan
Mongolia is a landlocked country located between China and Russia. It is a vast emptiness that links land and sky, and is one of the last few places on the planet where nomadic life is still a living tradition.
Western Mongolia, Bayan-Ulgii province:
Called "the Roof of the World", Bayan-Ulgii is a far-off land of high mountains (the Mongol Altai - Tavan Bogd mountains with 4,374 m peak) torrents and glaciers, inhabited by Kazakh, a minority who has a different culture from the Mongols, herding yaks and goats and hunting with trained eagles. Bayan-Ulgii aimag was established in 1940 and it’s situated in the extreme West of Mongolia, on the West and North it borders with the Russian Federation and on the South-West with the People's Republic of China. Almost 90% of the population are Kazakhs. The remaining 10% are mostly obscure minority groups.
Here in Western Mongolia you can see:
Culture of the ethnical Kazakh people:
- Eagle hunting
- Traditional handcrafting
- Nomadic life style and adventure
Wild nature of western Mongolia and Bayan-Ulgii province
- Beautiful landscapes, The Great Altai snow capped Mountains( highest mountains of Mongolia).
- Animals such as: wild sheep, ibex, and snow leopards in the Altai high mountain range and marmots, foxes inhabit the lower slopes of mountains. There are bears, lynxes, and squirrels in the forests.
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