Signs of wear

The people of the Mongolian plains must have amazing stories to tell.

The Gobi desert is a vast and harsh environment where survival is not easy. The nomads living here are wonders of nature themselves. Most of the time you will find isolated families right in the middle of nowhere. Just a tent or two in an arbitrary spot in the desert. No river next to it, no trees, no nothing. No apparent special characteristic for which that spot is favored.

The members of the family are very close, as they live together for most of their lives, often 3 generations in one tent. The elders are the authority of the house ger and talking to them would surely reveal lots of stories and legends about the Gobi. You’d have to learn their language first, though. And survive the test of the fermented horse milk, which will surely be offered.