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Things to Do in Mongolia: See the Golden Eagle Festival

A recent documentary called The Eagle Huntress followed the story of Aisholpan Nurgaiva, a 13-year-old girl, as she trained to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomadic Mongolian Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. Longtime Journeys traveler Dick Seibel attended the Golden Eagle Festival, where Aisholpan was the first female to ever compete in this centuries-old tradition. Here, he shares his story of witnessing this festival firsthand.

Posted on September 20, 2017

Nomads of Mongolia (video)

Visit mysterious Mongolia, with its vast landscapes and its sparse population, and you'll feel like you've landed at the ends of the earth. Here, see Mongolia in motion with this short video, Nomads of Mongolia. 

Posted on September 18, 2017

Trips to Mongolia: FAQ with a Mongolia Traveler

 

 
Journeys Adventure Specialist Kerina Rowley talks about her experience on the Ultimate Mongolia with Naadam Festival trip.
Posted on February 4, 2014
    

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