The Year 2013 in News: Mongolia

While eating dinner at a local restaurant, something peculiar came on TV: An English newscast read by a Mongolian woman. I had never seen anything like it before, but apparently, it is out there. She was reviewing the year’s top stories in Mongolia. Here are some of the stories I remember her talking about that […]

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Mongolian New Year’s

There are some interesting parallels between how Mongolians celebrate the New Year and how most in the “West” celebrate Christmas. There are trees all over the city. There are trees in each of my schools. All of them are decorated with ornaments, lights, and tinsel. I never really received a straightforward answer as to why […]

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