Thursday, July 03, 2008

Mongolia

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This is a Kazakh yurt, similar to Mongol ger (蒙古包).

Their only difference is the poles,

Kazakh's poles are curve while Mongol's straight.

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The most ancient musical instrument of Mongolians -

Morin Khuur (Horse head fiddle, 马头琴),

invented nearly a thousand years ago.

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