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World Travelers - Mongolia: Among Genghis Khan’s Heirs

May/June 2012

World Travelers - Mongolia: Among Genghis Khan’s Heirs

“Welcome to Mongolia!” the customs officer says to me in perfect English while tapping me fiercely on the shoulder. Greetings like this don’t happen often at border crossings. What he probably meant was more like: “Lad, since you managed to survive our chaotic border post, you shouldn’t have any problems in the country beyond.”
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From Mongolia to China

July/August 2008

From Mongolia to China

A broad band of tracks lines the sand of the vast valley, but soon the ruts converge until only two of them are left. I am traveling on my BMW F 650 GS/PD in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia. A barely discernible path leads over the highest pass here, the Buraatyn Davaa, which is the sole route from west to east in southern Mongolia.
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