The Trans-Mongolian Railway

The Trans-Mongolian Railway

Living with a Mongolian herder family

I was lucky enough to find a host on Couchsurfing who offered me to stay at one of his relative’s yurt (or ger in Mongolian, a traditional Mongolian tent) 100 miles from the town of Baganuur – about four hours drive from Ulaanbataar in total.
They were a traditional Mongolian herder family, they had two yurts, one which they lived in, and the other one which they used as a kitchen and storage.
The family owned around 800 sheeps, 100 …