Steppe Rules

Welcome, my most esteemed guest to this humble patchwork of bent walls, carved and painted supports, and felt so recently worn by spring sands that it resembles pitch but steams far less. Sit. Sit. Sit! Not on the left, nor on the right, but up here next to the first table and the set of […]

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Unexpected Visitors

It’s not uncommon to host people who randomly show up on your doorstep in Mongolia. My guess is that this hospitality evolved from the herder life and harsh weather: If you were traveling about in the winter, you certainly would want someone to take you in, especially if they were the only shelter for miles. […]

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