Day 19 I awoke to a perfect egg-yoke sun and blue skies to infinity. The mist was falling back across the far hills and a fine dew decorated the grass, which was spread across the valley like a brilliant emerald carpet. We were an easy 20 km from the entrance to Terelj National Park, and … More The Mongolia Collection: Exploring Gorkhi Terelj National Park on horseback (Part 4).
Day 13 Over the duration of my trip I became familiar with the different sounds produced by my horses, and what they probably meant by them. On a basic level, there was: 1. the ‘desperate neigh’, which the fat brown horse often utilised after being separated from the white horse, 2. the ‘enthusiastic neigh’, which … More The Mongolia Collection: Exploring Gorkhi Terelj National Park on horseback (Part 3).
Day 7 The sun is falling steadily behind the horizon, and the seemingly incessant buzz of flies has given way to the high-pitched wurr of mosquitoes. I hear the steady chomp of molars on grass as my horses satisfy themselves on the sweet vegetation below, and quietly observe the solitary flight of a hawk soaring … More The Mongolia Collection: Exploring Gorkhi Terelj National Park on horseback (Part 2).