Silk Road: Mongolian Yurt

One of the most interesting experiences of my Silk Road trip was visiting a Mongolian yurt. A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger(Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by several distinct nomadic groups in the steppes of Central Asia. The structure consists of an angled assembly or… Continue reading Silk Road: Mongolian Yurt