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Deserts on Three Continents, Part 1 -- The Gobi: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Deserts are never as barren as the image the word initially conjures up before your eyes. The Sahara has its magnificent emerald oases across a vas...

PHOTOS: A First Trip To Mongolia

Charlotte Temple | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

After many hours in flight -- more than 22 from Boston! -- I finally arrived at the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. To my surprise, it was a bustling, very Western looking capital with all the cars, traffic, restaurants and high-end shops one would see anywhere in the world.