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""A good example of a Kazakh style ger (yurt), different from the Mongolian ger in that it is much higher and open inside without the elaborately decorated baagan that hold up the tonne or circular wooden roof center. Found in western Mongolia in the province of Bayan Olgii. Thanks to Carolien for this. www.stonehorsemongolia.com

Gers are traditional Mongolian homes and have been in Ulaanbaatar since the century, easily portable rounded wooden structures covered by a heavy felt blanket and heated by a stove in the center of the structure.

If I had to live in a yurt -- this might be the one ...

Whether the silk road takes you or wanderlust: Available on Etsy: nomad-trio-ooak.

On the top is a yurt in the original style of the Mongolian ger built by the Yurt Workshop in Spain. Description from yurtinfo.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

On the top is a yurt in the original style of the Mongolian ger built by the…

'Round, felt-covered yurts have been a centrepiece of Kyrgyz culture for centuries and are a familiar sight throughout the country.' Kyrgyzstan: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com

'Round, felt-covered yurts have been a centrepiece of Kyrgyz culture for centuries and are a familiar sight throughout the country.

Yurt, I have always wanted a Yurt

Yurt color explosion, or what would happen if I let Syd decorate

Decorated yurt interior, Kyrgyzstan by tracingtea.images, via Flickr

Colourful textiles and weavings line a yurt on the central asian steppe of Kyrgyzstan

The ceiling of mongolian yurt in Sinkiang.  --->the interior of 360 screen tent design

The ceiling of mongolian yurt in Sinkiang. --->the interior of 360 screen tent design

A decorated yurt with colored doors.

Kyrgyz yurt in traditional style. I love this tone on tone with details

A Sinkiang girl playing traditional instrument inside the Mongolian yurt.

A Sinkiang girl playing traditional instrument inside the Mongolian yurt.

Lavvo tents of the Arctic indigenous Saami people with woven patterned tent. Engraving? via Saami blog

*The Saami - Samisk - Sámi*: Sami Vertical Looms and Weaving. Photos & Old Text - Samiske vevstoler og veving. Foto & gammel tekst--wish i could read this! Wonderful videos of weaving Sami Grene on a warp weighted loom.

Turkmen woman / #MIZUworld

Ethnic Diversity in Russia 100 Year Ago, Restored in Color

In this portrait, Prokudin-Gorksii captures the traditional dress, jewelry, and hairstyle of an Uzbek woman standing on a richly decorated carpet at the entrance to a yurt, a portable tent used for housing by the nomadic peoples of Central Asia.

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