Mongolia - ancient traditions, welcoming people, untouched landscapes

Mongolia - ancient traditions, welcoming people, untouched landscapes

If you could take a martini shaker and add a dash of vast landscapes of the Gobi, sprinkle in a twist of the snow capped mountains of Bayan-Ölgi and the dramatic gorges and lakes of Khovsgol and then add in the Ger tents of the nomad and the cry of a soaring golden eagle… Shake it all up and top it off with some of the oldest Buddhist temples and ruins, abundant wildlife and legendary hospitality you will find anywhere, and you come up with a recipe for one of the most inviting and beautiful countries in the world.

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Canadian Wildlife species - Mountain Goat

Canadian Wildlife species - Mountain Goat

The mountain goat is a very unique mammal. Their ability to climb and travel on steep rock cliffs is superior to all other large mammals and keeps them safe from predators.

Mountain goats survive winter temperatures down to -50 C and wind to 90 kph along with deep snow, avalanches, rock falls and ice. Mountain goats have survived extreme conditions during  ice ages in western North America over the last 40,000 years.

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