Mongolia is one of the world’s last untamed frontiers… The nomadic culture, wild horses, and desert scenery are just the beginning of what’s on offer there for adventurous travelers.
Read: about renewed interest in Khara Khorum, the first capital of the Khan empire.
Hear: music from across the Silk Road.
Watch: what the Smithsonian is doing to preserve Przewalski Horses, a 250,000 year-old species native to Mongolia, but now extinct in the wild.
Eat and Drink: curds, lamb, and Sueeti Tsai (sweet tea).
Check out: an update on some fascinating anthropological work in Mongolia as Smithsonian scientists excavate Bronze Age burial mounds.
Go: Now is a great time to book a journey to Mongolia.
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