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10 Facts about Mongolia based on real experience
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

Grace Jacobsen is a successful blogger on wordres shttps://itsgracejacobsen.wordpress.com/ mostly write about facts, things that she experienced in her life. Recently she posted ab article on her blog about “10 facts people should know about Mongolia” based on her 4 years of live in Mongolia. This is a very interesting article & offers a great read. Here are some quick preview, she mentioned on fact # 1 – “It is in Asia not Africa”, #2, “They speak Mongolian, not Chinese”, #6 “There are people, not just animals” and so on. Please continue read the 10 facts below in detail.

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The Eagle Huntress is an Oscar contender film about western Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

A photo of a rosy-cheeked, Mongolian girl, perched on a mountain ridge, she was smiling with delight at a ferocious golden eagle flapping on her arm. This is what inspired film director Otto Bell to travel to Mongolia and make a film about Kazakh Eagle huntress and beauty of the country. The shots were taken in the Altai Mountains which, Bell points out, “are the most remote part of the least-populated country in the world”.

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Selena Travel to support Young Pros in Mongolian Tourism
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

Young Tourism Pro first national annual students competition is held among 3rd year university students majoring in Tourism management or English language arts between 22-29 March 2008. The purposes of organizing this competition are to support students to become real tourism professionals from their student years and at the same time to solve one of the biggest issues of Mongolian tourism industry "lack of qualified human resource".

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Top 5 Reasons to see Golden Eagle Festival
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

This fantastic festival celebrating the honored Golden Eagles is also a celebration of Kazakh traditional heritage. Kazakhs are a minority group, living in Western Mongolia, and they make up about 5% of the country`s population. They are distinctly different from the majority group in Mongolia, the Khalkha, as Kazakhs speak their own language and worship Islam while the rest of country is Buddhist.

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The Best Places to Visit in Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

Mongolia is a country filled with gorgeous sites and memorable adventures. From dry deserts to snow capped peaks, and historical museums to cultural interactions, there’s so much to see and do while visiting here that will help you grow as a traveler and as a person. It helps to know the best places to visit in Mongolia before you plan your trip. That way, you can be sure you’re hitting all the right marks on your journey, and you can come prepared for the activities. So, here are the best places to visit in Mongolia and what there is to do there.

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Dog Sledding on the Frozen Tuul River
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

While some people prefer to visit Mongolia in the summer, if you find yourself in Ulaanbaatar for the winter, there are still a ton of great activities to enjoy. One of the coolest Winter activities you can do is take a ride on the frozen Tuul river pulled by a team of excited huskies.

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4 Reasons Why Mongolia Would Be Perfect Place For Photo Shooting
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

People travel for various reasons. To get some rest, to see that one famous castle with the most memorable architecture style, to feel their youth or to congratulate themselves after long years of work. But one thing that all brings them together- photographs. Whether it is the “finding yourself” trip for yourself or a fun get together with friends, there is not a single person who doesn’t snap a picture or two when they are in that signature building or in front of that famous graffiti. Especially in the social media crazy generation like today, high quality pictures with good background are a must. Whether you’re doing a film shoot, boho-style short film or even just trying to step up your Instagram game- Mongolia is the perfect destination. It might seem too over board to travel to one place just for the picture, but you know what they say. Do it for the gram, right?

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8 Historical Facts About the Historic Capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 26, 2022

If you visit Mongolia, you’ll most likely pass through the capital, Ulaanbaatar. This city of around 1.5 million was founded in 1639 CE. Since then, the city has hosted many historic events – from the declaration of independence to historic tsam dance celebrations. Here is a list of 8 historic facts about Ulaanbaatar.

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Zanabazar museum of Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 25, 2022

Even if visiting museums is not on your priority during your visit in Mongolia, Zanabazar’s museum of Fine arts is a must see. For just over 2 dollars, you’ll get to experience one of the richest cultures of the Central Asia. Since it has opened with around 300 exhibitions in 1966, the museum has grown to be the biggest museum of art and sculpture in Mongolia. Mongolian art is not exactly worldwide known, so even if you have not heard of it before, I can promise you that every minute you spend there would be worthwhile.

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5 Facts About Karakorum, Mongolia’s Ancient Capital
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 25, 2022

Karakorum was the capital of the Mongolian Empire at its height.

From this city, Chinggis Khan’s son Ogedei Khan ruled one of the largest empires the world has ever known.

Today, you can visit this historic site and see where history was made.

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