Milk cows and birth lambs at this extraordinary Mongolian ranch

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 5 August 2015

If you want an authentic Mongolian ranch experience – and why wouldn’t you? – the Anak Ranch in Mongolia’s mountainous Orkhon Valley should be placed at the top of your bucket list.

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Homeless people living underground in Ulaan Baatar

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By Dont Panic in Cool Travel on Friday 20 May 2011

Ulan Bator is so cock-frosting cold, homeless drunks live in hot water pipes underneath the city. Basque photographer Migel Aristregi travelled to the coldest capital in the world to document the lives of the city’s many homeless residents. [read an interview with Migel Aristregi at Don’t Panic online]

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Unique Modern Villa in Mongolia

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By Gerry Mak in Architecture on Friday 23 April 2010

The temperature extremes in Mongolia are quiet dramatic, so it’s the perfect testing ground for this house, designed by *multiplicities, which features an inner plaster and white quartz structure that bounces light and keeps air flowing through the interior, as well as a protective black brick “skin” that absorbs heat from the sun, keeping the […]

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