When in Mongolia

Thomas Kelly  and his beloved wife Carrol Dunham who she is an anthropologist – this fascinating couple has seen many parts of our world but has decided to settle in Asia where they live a totally different life from the one we know here on the island. They have shared with us their  one of […]

Mongolian horses & horseman

Mongolia’s ancient instrument striking a chord

101 East is a multi award-winning weekly television programme, broadcast by Al Jazeera English, that focuses on current affairs in Asia and the Pacific. On the following program they interviewed the one of the well-known craftsman of “Morin Khuur” or “Horse Fiddle”-  traditional Mongolian bowed stringed instrument. And, we can see how this evolved from beautiful […]

naadam, mongolian naadam


A Mongol without a horse is like a bird without wings Nowhere are horses more central to daily life than in Mongolia. Mongolia is known as the land of the horse, and Mongols have a reputation for being the best horsemen on Earth. “It is not possible to imagine Mongolian history without horses,” says J. […]