Jan 27, 2013
Photo Of The Day: Mongolian Ger
Mark describes the photo as "A ger, sometimes called a yurt, sits on the Steppes near Mandalgovi, Mongolia." A ger or yert is a portable, bent wood-framed dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the Mongolian-Manchurian Steppes, which covers an area of 887,300 square kilometers.
Photo Of The Day: Mongolia
Mongolia looks like the perfect place for a road trip. This image, according to its photographer Mark Fischer , was snapped between the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and Mandalgovi, a small town perched on the edge of the Gobi Desert.