Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

• Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Actually, it's amazing how a country many centuries ago to create the largest in human history, empire, leaned many powerful civilizations and force yourself to pay tribute today looks so miserable and poor.

Everything that is connected with people's lives here, sadly. Moreover, it is not only repents remote province, but also the capital of Ulan Bator ... as sad as the rest of the country as a whole, though some here and here Gelika.

Maybe this is the lot of all the once mighty civilizations - the first to be on top and to rule the world, and then slide down to the bottom, vegetating in the mud and misery?

Who knows ... But with Mongolia happened that way. See for yourself.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Mongolia - 11 th largest country in the world. But here it lives only 3, 5 million people. 3 times less than the lives of the rest of the world !!! Leaving the Mongols from their country all those who can.

The country has only a few asphalt roads. The rest of most ordinary primer.

Those roads that have, look just like the roads in any Russian village ...

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

, near the border with Russia, even at home in the villages appear in Russian ... Traditionally, the Mongols live in yurts, roaming the steppes. But many in our time long since settled in small towns and villages tend to be along the asphalt road. It is understandable, though near the road is life, not something that is in a remote boundless steppe.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Most of the buildings, which are found on the road, look very run. Build built many years ago, and no one cares to look.

Why are there to look after, not repaired. That collapse of the structure over time.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

These photos are made in Sukhbaatar, quite a large village near the Russian-Mongolian border.

And here all - solid sadness-sadness.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

The house of a wealthy man by local standards.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Shed .. While it may be a residential house. There can be anything you want.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

And this is just a house ... But what? After all - a roof over his head.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Facilities, as usual, in the yard.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Mongolian deli.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Apartment block.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

A typical Mongolian village. Half did not fences around the houses here, and around the yurt.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Most of the villages along the route are very small - from a few houses and a power pole.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

The Mongols are so accustomed to their yurts, even homes are often built in the same style.

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

Mongol thinks ...

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

I noticed that in Mongolia, virtually no stray dogs and cats ...

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

But in Mongolia stunningly photogenic children!

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

These labels can be found in every second house along the route. Sale. All want to sell your house or fence and go to a more prosperous country. Travel, mostly, or in neighboring China, or in Russia ...

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

But .... With all the poverty and misery in the country a lot of expensive cars. And Hummers, and brand-new Land Cruiser 200, and Gelenvageny. Moreover, the people in them often go half-falling from a fully open window. For all to see that he has a cool car and what you achieved?

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia

But do not dismay one rich in Mongolia. Endless steppes and stunning scenery! That's what attracts here and will continue to attract thousands of visitors.

And I want to come back here again, but with very different objectives and program. For example, in the autumn ...

Sadness, sorrow Mongolia