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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.

Backpacking in Mongolia - The Stunning Gobi Desert

Travel in Mongolia - The Stunning Gobi Desert. Beautiful photos and information on how to travel on a budget into the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.

Shaggy Beasts Compete in World's Largest Camel Race

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

Camels breathe in cold weather during 'Temeenii bayar', the Camel Festival, in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi aimag, Mongolia, March 7, 2016. On the steppes of the Gobi Desert, the crowd urges on Bactrian camels laden down with all that's needed to build and live in a traditional Mongolian tent. Guinness World Records classes the 15 km race thatÃs part of the two-day festival as the largest camel race in the world, drawing 1,108 participants. The winning camel romped home in 35 mi...

A child rides a camel during 'Temeenii bayar', the Camel Festival, in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi aimag, Mongolia, March 6, 2016. On the steppes of the Gobi Desert, the crowd urges on Bactrian camels laden down with all that's needed to build and live in a traditional Mongolian tent. Guinness World Records classes the 15 km race thatÃs part of the two-day festival as the largest camel race in the world, drawing 1,108 participants. The winning camel romped home in 35 minutes and...

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.