Friday, July 04, 2003

Making offerings to the ovoo on the summit of Burkhan Buudai Uul

Horses on a break near the summit

Namsum (whose name means "bow and arrow") my guide to the summit
Just got back from Gov-Altai Aimag in western Mongolia. We rode horses to the top of Burkhan Buudai Uul, the sacred mountain of Gov-Altai.

11,055 foot Burkhan Buudai Uul

The Summit of Burkhan Buudai Uul

Namsum (middle), who took me up the mountain, and two members of the family we stayed with