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Mongolia The Road

Through the Steppe to the Khövsgöl Lake

It seems like we cannot get enough of nature and in that aspect Mongolia was a paradise. In fact, in that country, it’s pretty hard to escape from nature since even cities (except for the capital) seem more like small spacious towns. The rest is a vast steppe full of beautiful nothing and occasional wonders. We managed to get to one of them, called by the locals “younger sister of Baikal” – lake Khövsgöl. This second second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia is located 1,645 metres above sea level, almost 1,200 metres higher than Baikal.

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