And now for more gratuitous Mongolia photographs.
Throughout the country, religious sites called ovoo dot the horizon.
Desert Photo Shoot.
In the Gobi, of course, camels do much of the heavy lifting.
Greenery at the Flaming Cliffs.
Overlooking the Emptiness.
On the highway, it isn't unusual to see large birds of prey just sitting on the roadside.
Entrance to the Yolin Am.
River Camp in Central Mongolia