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A NOMADIC LIFE IN THE GOBI DESERT

A NOMADIC LIFE IN THE GOBI DESERT
09
May

A NOMADIC LIFE IN THE GOBI DESERT

“Situated between southern Mongolia and China, the desert offers two prominent means of living to the locals despite the tough climate. One is goats that provide the world's best cashmere, and the other is the bactrian (two-humped) camels that are indigenous to the region.

The villagers in southern Mongolia live in traditional tents called ger, and pursue a nomadic life herding goat, sheep and camel.  

Dominated by sand dunes as high as 800 meters, a clear sky where you can easily count the stars, wildlife, dinosaur fossils that are millions of years old”, said the SKYLIFE magazine in the article published in its May edition.

 

The full version can be found on http://www.skylife.com/en/2017-05/a-nomadic-life-in-the-gobi-desert