ninewhitebanners:

Shagai, the anklebones of a sheep or goat, are used as dice for games and fortunetelling in Mongolia. Each anklebone has four sides, from best to worst: horse, sheep, goat, and camel.
If you don’t have any convenient goat anklebones, there’s an online fortunetelling program on infomongolia.com.

ninewhitebanners:

Shagai, the anklebones of a sheep or goat, are used as dice for games and fortunetelling in Mongolia. Each anklebone has four sides, from best to worst: horse, sheep, goat, and camel.

If you don’t have any convenient goat anklebones, there’s an online fortunetelling program on infomongolia.com.


maikojazz:

#Camels in #Suburb of #Ulaanbaatar #Ulanbator #Mongolia

maikojazz:

#Camels in #Suburb of #Ulaanbaatar #Ulanbator #Mongolia


misspennydreadful:

beautiful sheet of Marilyn stamps from Mongolia

misspennydreadful:

beautiful sheet of Marilyn stamps from Mongolia


wearemonument:

Genghis Khan Statue, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The BIGGEST EQUESTRIAN STATUE in the world.


ninewhitebanners:

Fancy 500 togrog silver coins sold by the National Bank of Mongolia to coin  collectors.

2009: Wolverine

2011: Ural Owl

2012: Long-eared hedgehog

2013: Argali (wild sheep)


turcheese:

Moнгол

turcheese:

Moнгол


ninewhitebanners:

Wild and Beauty, by Mongolian painter Zaya, 2008. Zaya was a Buddhist monk before becoming a painter, and his style is strongly influenced by religious art.

ninewhitebanners:

Wild and Beauty, by Mongolian painter Zaya, 2008. Zaya was a Buddhist monk before becoming a painter, and his style is strongly influenced by religious art.


travelingwatermelon:

Mongolia June 1, 2013

travelingwatermelon:

Mongolia June 1, 2013


ninewhitebanners:

Map of the inside of the giant status of Genghis Khan on the bank of the Tuul river near Ulaanbaatar. Visitors can walk around on top of the horse’s head, and there is a museum inside the base.


harvestheart:

Zuun Taiga, Mongolia, 2007

harvestheart:

Zuun Taiga, Mongolia, 2007