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Mongolian Carving Art
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Even though wood carving is usually neglected by most of the dabblers due to its inability to last long and the way they’re much more fragile than its metal cousins, Mongolian carving art is something that simply can’t be overlooked. Quite similar to other countries, artisans have been carving decorations into their daily utensils such as their cupboard, cart, musical instruments and most commonly the place they live- “ger”. Since the shelter they spend most of their time is made out of wood, it’s no wonder why the people have started wondering how to make their home fancier and more comfortable. Since then, the simple wooden carvings have developed into much more complex, thus aesthetically pleasing art which cannot be separated from Mongolians’ daily life. That is mainly because the carving art has taken homage in almost every aspect of their life.
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Do you understand the TRAVEL TALK?
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Travelling & discovering other cultures is so wonderful. Though, there are some travel terms that many people don't know. Use this glossary below to resolve any lingering questions or if you need a hand booking your next trip. All inclusive: These types of hotels and resorts include three meals a day, drinks (often including alcohol) and daily entertainment. Room prices are often based on two people traveling together, but in some instances, the nightly rate could be per person. Double-check before buying.
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5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
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 attractions 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 five best tourist attractions in Mongolia and what there is to do there.
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Top 5 Things to Do in the Altai Mountains
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Located in the far West of Mongolia, the Altai Mountains form the Western border of Mongolia. The jagged peaks form a beautiful backdrop for your adventures. There are a number of lakes and rivers to explore. You should also enjoy the warm hospitality of the Kazakh people that live nearby, and the beautiful summer weather. You can see unique wildlife and the Golden Eagles hunters use to support their families. There are countless great things to do here, but we have selected five of the best things to do in the Altai Mountains.
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Selena Travel is expanding worldwide cooperation
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Chengdu is one of the biggest cities of China after Shanghai and Beijing with 16 million population and everyone knows that the city is famous with its’ cute Giant Pandas. We landed in Chengdu first time in the late evening of Sep 13 to participate next annual PATA trade mart. First impression was great, it looks like a big and modern. The next thing is to find our bus provided by PATA to pick up us at the airport and anyway, we found and met with friendly volunteers and they helped us to get to bus. ...
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Selena Travel LLC is on the Spotlight 2010 of WTM - Spotlight Magazine
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
They can ride like the wind but the galloping hooves of time threatened to dilute, perhaps obliterate, their nomadic traditions. Meta Mertens calls it her horse heaven…the sweeping plains of Mongolia, where she is proud to play a part maintaining centuries of equine history. She has witnessed the country's primary nomadic lifestyle resist a drift into the cities for work.
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Top 5 reasons to join “Discover True Mongolia” tour
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Planning a trip to Mongolia but not sure what to pick? No need to worry about it, Selena Travel Mongolia team has solved your problem already. Our “Discover True Mongolia tour” includes the most highlights of all destinations and activities you should try during your stay in Mongolia. Take a look at top 5 reasons why you should join this tour.
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The largest camel race was successfully organized in Mongolian Gobi
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Thousand camel festival or “Mongolian Camel 999” was successfully organized in Gobi Desert on March 6-7 in 2016. This famous festival was first initiated in 1997 by the locals of Umnugovi province to increase the population of two humped Bactrian camel and to protect the camels furthermore to inherit the nomadic camel breeding to the next generation. The most significant event was the race of 1108 Bactrian camel and organizers successfully registered camel races in Guinness book of Record.
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Mongolians at the International 3rd Falconry festival
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
Our national team of eight eagle-hunters, led by the head of the Department for Environment and Tourism of Bayan-Olgii aimag participated in the Third International Festival of Falconry, which ran recently in Abu Dhabi for the 3rd International Falconry Festival which was taken place in last 13 – 13th of December 2014.
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Selena Travellers' trip article features on the Horseback magazine... even the cover
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 01, 2024
R.T and Terry Fitch are the Selena Traveller from USA who have joined horse riding and the Naadam festival trip in July 2012 for 8 days and this year, they’ve joined with us again and going to do tailor – made and private Tibet horse trekking and Xian, Chongqing of China tour for 17 days from 15 Jun 2013. The Horseback Magazine featured Terry’s award winning photo as magazine cover...
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