You want pictures of Khovd, you get pictures of Khovd.

The main square.
The main square.

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GIANT HORSEHEAD FIDDLE.
GIANT HORSEHEAD FIDDLE.
Opera house.
Opera house.

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The ruins of a Manchu fort! Not as exciting as, say, cows, but it was a pretty big fort.
The ruins of a Manchu fort! Not as exciting as, say, cows, but it was a pretty big fort.
The local mosque.
The local mosque.

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The Kazakh cemetery. Khovd built a ger district not too far away, but people are refusing to move in because they thing the cemetery is haunted by angry Kazakh ghosts.
The Kazakh cemetery. Khovd built a ger district not too far away, but people are refusing to move in because they thing the cemetery is haunted by angry Kazakh ghosts.

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The Mongolian cemetery, hidden between two of the giant mountains on the outskirts of the city.
The Mongolian cemetery, hidden between two of the giant mountains on the outskirts of the city.

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8 thoughts on “You want pictures of Khovd, you get pictures of Khovd.

    • I’m torn between really, really wanting to live in a ger, and really, really not envious of how much work those are when you have to heat it and carry water and it’s -35 outside.

  1. When did you take these pictures that there are NO people in them, including the main square? I know there aren’t many people there, but NO ONE??

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