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20051128Stories from the Steppe|An exploration of one of the last exotic places on earth, Outer Mongolia.|It occupies a special place in the imagination - whether through Mongol hordes tearing across the landscape under Chinghis Khan or the peaceful lives of one of the last great nomadic traditions.|Dominic Ziegler travels across the country in search of the essence of this wildest of countries.|1/5.|Dominic explores the special meaning of the Mongolian New Year.
20051129Stories from the Steppe|An exploration of one of the last exotic places on Earth, Outer Mongolia.|It occupies a special place in the imagination - whether through Mongol hordes tearing across the landscape under Genghis Khan or the peaceful lives of one of the last great nomadic traditions.|Dominic Ziegler travels across the country in search of the essence of this wildest of countries.|2/5.|Dominic lives with the nomads in summer.
20051130Stories from the Steppe|An exploration of one of the last exotic places on Earth, Outer Mongolia.|It occupies a special place in the imagination - whether through Mongol hordes tearing across the landscape under Genghis Khan or the peaceful lives of one of the last great nomadic traditions.|Dominic Ziegler travels across the country in search of the essence of this wildest of countries.|3/5.|Dominic meets a music teacher and an eagle trainer, and plays pool with the Khazaks - at minus 35C.
20051201Stories from the Steppe|An exploration of one of the last exotic places on Earth, Outer Mongolia.|It occupies a special place in the imagination - whether through Mongol hordes tearing across the landscape under Genghis Khan or the peaceful lives of one of the last great nomadic traditions.|Dominic Ziegler travels across the country in search of the essence of this wildest of countries.|4/5.|Dominic meets some newly weds rolling felt for their new dwelling, and finds the only Captain of the Mongolian navy.
20051202Stories from the Steppe|An exploration of one of the last exotic places on Earth, Outer Mongolia.|It occupies a special place in the imagination - whether through Mongol hordes tearing across the landscape under Genghis Khan or the peaceful lives of one of the last great nomadic traditions.|Dominic Ziegler travels across the country in search of the essence of this wildest of countries.|5/5.|Dominic Ziegler spends time with the people preparing for Nadaam, the country's most important sporting event - both in the countryside and the city.