S: Mongolia 2009-2010
BC: Mom &Dad, Life is an adventure! See you soon!
FC: Mongolia or bust!
1: Detherage Chingeltei District, UB Mongolia | Our last whole family meal before the airport | Leaving USA for UB
2: Beijing, China Airport
3: our new home in Ulanbaator, Mongolia and our Teammates | Excited about our new apartment and life in UB!
4: Mongolian culture | Mother Rock
5: Our trip to mother rock to experience some of the cultural beliefs
6: Team Training at Nukht | Team Mongolia
7: Church at the River
8: Mongolian Language Class with Gerlee and Orna.
9: Our little buddy. Jejeg Baatar was our little hero!
10: Butchering After Meat Market | Hand grinding meat
11: Daily life isn't as simple as it is in the States. | Mongol Steppe Pizza
12: 15 year anniversary Monkhing Khiar | Pastor Tumurhorick, our pastor in Mongolia. One of the first believers.
13: The church we attended
14: Teaching Practicum | They were very excited to get their completion certificates!!
15: The last class was our party to celebrate making it through!
16: Our first Christmas in Mongolia. Jej even got a bath for Christmas!
17: Christmas with Our students and team
19: Buuz making with Gerlee on New Year's Eve
20: Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
23: Chiang Mai, Thailand
26: Australian family we met at our hotel.
27: Meal time with ELI friends
28: Training Graduation!
29: Team celebration time!
30: Train ride from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
31: The Death Railway | Kanchanaburi
32: Beijing, China Forbidden City
33: Jade Palace Museum the ship is made from one piece of jade! | Tea ceremony | Joshua in our hostel room!
35: The Great Wall of China
36: Beijing Zoo
37: The aquarium at Beijing Zoo
38: The Olympic Green from the 2008 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China
39: Temple of Heaven
40: Tienamen Square and our friend Ping
41: Train from Beijing to UB
42: Pre-EXCEL Class
43: Pre-EXCEL Student graduation
44: Mongolia's Philharmonic & Horse Head Fiddle performance
45: The Beatles are popular in Mongolia! | Celebrations around town!
46: Our visit to Khan-Uul district and Zaisin
47: Sights around town
48: Hotel Mongolia | End of year party and farewell
50: The move from Chingeltei to Khan- Uul | Thankfully our new apartment is bigger!!! We amassed a lot of stuff.
51: Spring is not the best time of year with all of the dust storms!