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You can enjoy riding in the sand dunes in the morning before we are setting off to the breathtaking Flaming cliffs, where many important dinosaur fossils and eggs been found. Be prepared to see one of the most spectacular sunsets and sunrises Mongolia has to offer. We will sleep
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The surrounding landscape is beautiful but the overall site is relatively small. The saxual "forest" is a small patch of uniquely desert trees somewhat endangered in the Gobi by nomadic families cutting them down for firewood and poachers digging at the roots for a growth
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Saxual is essentially the only tree that is well-adapted to survival and growth in the harsh central Asian desert conditions. Thanks to deep roots and physiological adaptations that prevent water loss and efficient use of water, the tree occurs across wide expanses of the
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An unusual set of trees with odd, twisted and bent shapes. It's not very large or dense, but presents unique photography opportunities if you go there when the light is appropriate. We stayed in a Ger camp nearby and walked to this place at sunset. Worth the trip if convenient.
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I was surprised to discover it was called a forest as there is not a density of trees however, the trees themselves are interesting and photogenic because of their shape. The trees are salt resistant, drought resistant, stunted and have very deep roots. because of these
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