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Mongolia , Sunday 25 February 2018

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Brit braves -47C temperatures to become the first to travel the 85-mile length of a frozen lake in Mongolia on ICE SKATES (and he hadn't skated for 20 years)

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Instead he blindly tackled an 85-mile crossing of Khovsgol Nuur in north-west Mongolia - the distance climbing to 100 miles when zig-zags to the edge of the lake to camp were taken into account - skating for nine hours a day for three days, in temperatures ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Mongolia's reindeer herders defend their way of life

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Publication date: Friday 17 March 2017

Jal and his colleagues' lobbying and advocacy led to the Khovsgol government cancelling more than 40 mining licences that were awarded to companies, including Mongolian mining giants Altan Dornod and Mongol Gazar. "In 2009, the local government of Khovsgol ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: The family in Northern Mongolia who use reindeer for transport, milk and cheese

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Publication date: Friday 23 December 2016

A COMMUNITY in Northern Mongolia don’t look to the sky on Christmas Eve for Rudolph. Because they have reindeers in their very own backyard. In the snowy wilds near the Khovsgol Lake live a nomadic reindeer herding family, the Gabaa’s. Despite being ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Mongolia reindeer herders threatened by modern world

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Publication date: Sunday 01 April 2007

KHOVSGOL LAKE, Mongolia (Reuters) - North of nowhere and high above the pristine, alpine Khovsgol Lake in the forests of northern Mongolia, the Gansukh family sits in their teepee home while their reindeer graze outside. These members of the Tsaatan ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Galloping in the Hoofprints of Genghis Khan in Mongolia

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Publication date: Saturday 05 August 2006

My guidebook said there were only 200 of them left in northern Mongolia, and only a handful wandered this close to Khovsgol Lake, away from the Darkhad Depression. Their tepees and shamanistic practices suggested a connection with American Indians ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Mongolia's obsession with pine nuts

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Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

It was famously remote, even by Mongolian standards. Thunk ... spend the autumn season travelling through the northern provinces of Khentii, Selenge, Khovsgol and Zarkhan to pick pine cones. Sometimes they bring the whole family, turning the expedition ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: The Dukha: Last of Mongolia’s reindeer people

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Publication date: onday 14 December 2015

Natives of Russian Siberia and Mongolia’s northernmost province of Khovsgol, Dukha herders depend on their reindeer for nearly all aspects of survival, as well as cultural and spiritual identity. But as modern development makes its way into their remote ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: The 50 greatest adventures on Earth

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Absorb the big-sky panoramas of the Gobi Desert and vast Mongolian steppe alongside nomadic herdspeople, sleeping in a traditional ger (yurt) by bottomless Lake Khovsgol. Visit in July to witness the spectacle of the Naadam games, drinking fermented mare ...

News Mongolia » Khovsgol: Google brings Street View to Mongolia

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Publication date: Sunday 26 July 2015

The search giant managed to capture most of popular sites in Mongolia which includes the Zaisan Monument (in the picture) and Asia's second largest body of fresh water, Lake Khovsgol. Other than the horse-pulled sled, the company also used its own ...