Travels in Northern Mongolia

Travels in Northern Mongolia Travels in Northern Mongolia describes Don Croner s search deep into the heart of the Khangai Mountains of Mongolia for the source of the Yenisei Angara Selenga River System the fifth longest river s

  • Title: Travels in Northern Mongolia
  • Author: Don Croner
  • ISBN: 9781413442748
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • Travels in Northern Mongolia describes Don Croner s search deep into the heart of the Khangai Mountains of Mongolia for the source of the Yenisei Angara Selenga River System, the fifth longest river system in the world his visits to locales connected with the life of Zanabazar 1635 1723 , founder of the Gelugpa Sect of Buddhism in Mongolia, a world class artist, and theTravels in Northern Mongolia describes Don Croner s search deep into the heart of the Khangai Mountains of Mongolia for the source of the Yenisei Angara Selenga River System, the fifth longest river system in the world his visits to locales connected with the life of Zanabazar 1635 1723 , founder of the Gelugpa Sect of Buddhism in Mongolia, a world class artist, and the first of Mongolia s eight Bogd Gegens and a horseback trip to the upper Onon Valley, an area known as the Birthplace of the Mongols, including an ascent of Burkhan Khaldun, the mountain worshipped by Genghis Khan.

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    1. If you want to walk in the footsteps of Chinggis Khan & Zanabazar, this is the book for you. If this is not your cuppa, then pass it by. Interesting only for those with curiosity about those two individuals. That said, I enjoyed this book as it covers Temujin's early life along the upper Onon River and Burkhan Khaldun. This is not a broad-ranging narrative, but rather an on-the-ground description of a trip taken by the author with a Mongol guide. The only other small group that might be inte [...]

    2. Three parts, three travels: The Source of the Ider, to find the beginning of the Yenisei-Angara-Selenge-Ider river system; In Search of Zanabazar - a Buddhist dude 17th-18thC - visits to monasteries; and The Birthplace of the Mongols, to investigate sites in the Secret History of the Mongols, mostly Burkhan Khaldun, Chingis' holy mountain. If you want to know about these places it's very useful.

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