Mongolia: Visit with a Nomadic Family

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Our gers for the day

Our last day in Mongolia was my favorite day. I went to Mongolia hoping to experience the nomadic life and was able to in the end. We started the day very early, so we could be on time to see how the cows and yaks are milked before they set off wandering the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Inside the ger we were able to try yak milk tea, yak cream, and yak curd!

We were also so lucky that the weather changed during the night. Still a bit cold, but we had a blue sky and sunshine!

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Longines Global Champions Tour 2014

Longines Global Champions Tour 2014

Longines Global Champions Tour 2014

A special thank you to Diana and David for the invitation to come see the Longines Global Champions Tour 2014, formally known as Jumping Antwerpen! Last year I went with Koen and really enjoyed it. This year I invited Hannah to join me, because she does some jumping herself. Such a good choice for a guest! I was able to learn a lot while we watched. Enthusiasm is also contagious, so being with someone who loves horses made the event that much more fun! The venue is beautiful and located on the dockside of Antwerp’s Scheldt River with a view of the cranes.

 

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Jumping Antwerpen

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Jumping Antwerpen

This past Sunday, Koen and I were invited by a friend to enjoy Jumping Antwerpen, a horse jumping event located in downtown Antwerp by the harbor. We had never been to any sort of horse event, so we gladly decided to attend! The weather was great and we really enjoyed watching the events!

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