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Mongolia


The statue of Buddhist leader Tsong-kha-pa - founder of the Dge-lugs-pa (Model of Virtue) sect - in Ulaan Baatar's Gandan Temple

The name 'Mongolia' has always stirred up visions of the untamed - Genghis Khan, camels wandering the Gobi Desert and wild horses galloping across the steppes. Even today, outside of Ulaan Baatar you may get the feeling you've stepped into another century rather than another country.

Mongolia's survival as an independent nation is miraculous, sandwiched as it is between the godzilla states of Russia and China. The country now has a ruling democratic coalition but independence has cost them dearly. Currently they are suffering from a lack of infrastructure and support.



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