Adventure in Mongolia

Follow in the footsteps of Genghis Khan—from the sands of the Gobi Desert to the grasslands of the steppe—as you explore Mongolia's unspoiled landscapes and stay in traditional ger camps.

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 Traditional Mongolian landscape and <i>ger</i> home  Horses racing along the Steppe  The Flaming Cliffs  The Gobi Desert  Bactrian camels trekking through the Gobi Desert  The 16th-century Erdene Zuu, Mongolia's oldest surviving monastery, outside Karakorum  Juxtaposing traditional and modern architecture of Ulaanbaatar  A statue of Genghis Khan  Lake Khuvsgul  Fishing, just one of many sports and activities in Mongolia  Young Mongolian rider


William Fitzhugh

William Fitzhugh

Aug 27 - Sep 11, 2014

William Fitzhugh is the director of the Smithsonian's Arctic Studies Center at the National Museum of Natural History. Bill is an anthropologist specializing in circumpolar archaeology, ethnology, and environmental studies. He has spent more than 30 years studying the arctic peoples and cultures of northern Canada, Alaska, Siberia, and Scandinavia and has produced many publications, international exhibitions, and films on the subject, including work on the NOVA specials on Norse Americans and the Vikings. Bill is an advisor to the Arctic Research Commission, represents the Smithsonian arctic social science in various interagency councils, and serves on the Smithsonian Science Commission.