Thursday, August 31, 2006

Lenin in Erdenet from Lkhamaa

--"I studied for years what Lenin and Marx did, so I feel really happy to see them on the buildings."

--"Yes, I miss the bust of Lenin that I had on my desk in Moscow. I could rub his bald head for luck."

Associated Press Reports on Religion in Mongolia

Bollywood in Mongolia


Very striking photos of Ulaanbaatar and the countryside by Artemii Lebedev

In four parts, taken at the end of July, 2006, with amusing commentary in Russian:

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From Dan in San Francisco:

Hey, that guy is Art Lebedev, a relatively famous industrial designer. He's popular in computer geek circles for the "optimus keyboard" he's working on:

For a laugh: