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Travelogue 08/01/2012 Ordos 1- Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

08-01-2012 07:29 BJT

Blue sky, bright sunshine, and green grassland. It''s the best season in Ordos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. And it''s time to celebrate the biggest festival of Mongolian ethnic group: the Naadam Fair. Naadam literally means "games" in the Mongolian language. Here the games refer to the most important three competitions for men: wrestling, horse racing, and archery. Naadam Fair is the most important holiday of Mongolians. Today we''ll take a closer look at the big party for Mongolian sports and culture. And then we go to mongolian bar where the traditonal mongolian milk tea is provided, which is very different from any other normal tea. Genghis Khan is a great historical figure. Finally we will visit the memorial of Genghis Khan which includes the sacrifice of the sun and moon. (Part 1)

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