Hoofing It Across the Gobi

Why take four wheels when you can take four legs? Or so seems to be the
question in this interesting Guardian
about riding horses across the Gobi. Mongolia is making the news a lot these days. There was a piece in
the Times today about how English
is taking hold there as part of a modernization effort led by the government to get people to speak the language,
the “Singapore Model” was it they put it. Seems Russian wasn’t working out too well for them. Then there was the
Golfing Across Mongolia“ the epic story of Andre Tolme to shoot
the par 11,880 country.