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#Mongolia-n riders break the Guinness World Record (@GWR) for largest camel race bit.ly/1RctSGM

from National Geographic

Mongolia Photos

Gobi Desert, Mongolia. (Photograph by Erdenebayar Erdenesuren) Bactrian camels make their way across dunes in the Gobi desert, a vast expanse between southern Mongolia and northern China. The world’s third largest “hot” desert, the Gobi is home to some of Earth’s largest dunes, as well as unique wildlife like the endangered Gobi bear.

Thousands take part in largest camel race as part of initiative to increase animal's population in Mongolia: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2016/3/thousands-take-part-in-largest-camel-race-as-part-of-initiative-to-increase-anima-420925 #Travel #Stories #Record

Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes Inside the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, the Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes are some of the largest and most spectacular in Mongolia. Also known as the Duut Mankhan (Singing Dunes), they are up to 300m high, 12km wide and about 100km long.At the botom of the dunes, nomads have planted their gers and own a small herd of bactrian camels.

from Telegraph.co.uk

The Gobi: Mongolia's desert playground

Gobi Desert - Mongolia * The seemingly lifeless and inhospitable landscape of Mongolia's massive Gobi Desert is home to several endangered mammals, including snow leopards, Siberian Ibex, Argali Sheep and Gobi Camels.

Out in the Gobi desert, thousands of Mongolia's camels are taking part in a beauty festival bbc.in/25vFsRF