Temujin, who later became Genghis Khan (Ultimate General) and
his grandsons, expanded the boundaries of Mongolia and from
1206-1369 the Mongolia Empire stretched from China to Greece
and from the Himalayas to southern Russia. It was the largest land
empire the world has ever known.
Mongolia is a land locked country bordering Russia, China and Kazakhstan.
Mongolia consists of steppe, desert and mountain ecosystems.
Why go to such a remote place?
Travel through the Mongolian
Our classroom/research site
In this beautiful classroom (and others across the steppe) we made observations, asked
questions, designed inquiry projects, collected data, analyzed it, shared our conclusions
and discussed the process
The Three Manly Sports: Horse Racing, Wrestling and Archery
Friends and Family
Baagii and Priscilla
Baagii and me Baagii’s Whole Family
Me and Belguun
Ghengis, me, Baagii and Priscilla
Horses galloping Too cozy with fire?
Almost too dark to see Shedding another layer!
Jumping foals delight Who needs clothes in ger?
Quick lightning flashes Step outside for air
Bright clouds beyond mountain ridge Glowing half moon through clouds peaks
Thunder drawing close River lullaby
Fire in the ger stove Mountain River Steppe
Candlelight glows, cozy, warm Mongolian dreams are real
Rain outside? Who cares? Sleeping in a ger