Mongolia Pictures from the Russian Border to the Gobi Desert

A highlight of the Mongol Rally was reaching the ultimate destination – Mongolia. The journey was sensational, but once we reached our final country, it blew us away. These are our favorite Mongolia Pictures from the Russian Border to the Gobi Desert. 

Mongolia Pictures from the Russian Border to the Gobi Desert

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The Golden Eagle of Mongolia

Yurts aka Ghers

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Chingis Khan

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Chingis Khan is the National Hero of Mongolia

 

Horses

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You'll see a lot of horses and yurts

However, on the Mongol Rally, We split up jobs more than usual. When Dave was driving, I snapped some shots and when I was driving, he took care of the video.

Gher Camp

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It ended up being a lot of fun changing roles for 5 weeks. One can't be married to a fantastic professional photographer like Dave and not learn a trick or two. While I won't be ditching my day job as a travel writer any time soon, I did enjoy getting behind the lens every once in a while to snap a few moments in the Mongol Rally.

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Beautiful landscape of Mongolia

Mongolia – Photos from the Road

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Camels in the Distance

Camels

 

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Driving Through Camels in the Desert

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That is the border baby

Our Rally Car

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Read: Tips for Driving from England to Mongolia

Characters

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Rickety Bridges

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Dave scopes out our track over the bridge

Check out Car Mishaps of the mongol Rally

Tender Moments

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Oversized Trucks

Crazy Roads

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Which road should we choose?

Have a laugh at: Mongol Rally, Punctures are Part of the Game

A Lotta Ladas

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A lot of Russian Cars

Smashed Up Cars

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Many collisions happen on the roads

Our Transportation

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Our Car needs some help

Making new Friends

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Locals always lent a helping hand

Oovoos

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Oovos on the Side of the Road for Good Luck

Enjoy: Outdoor Living on the Mongol Rally

Charity

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Our Charity – The Christina Noble Foundation in Mongolia

Visiting the Christina Noble Foundation in Mongolia. Thank you for all your contributions!

Gas Stations

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Interesting Gas Stops

Read: How to Fill Up a Car on the Mongol Rally

Visitors at our Camp

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River Crossings

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The Adventure Really Began in Mongolia

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