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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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.