Serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in the land of Chingus Khan


Peace Corps Mongolia Swearing-In Ceremony

Ambassador Gaht: I am pleased to be in Darkhan on this special occasion and honored to swear in our newest group of Peace Corps Volunteers... [more]

Naadam Festival
in Baruun Kharaa

Believe it or not, even though I lived in Mongolia for several years, I never got the opportunity to attend Naadam, a national sports festival held in... [more]

First Weeks Training
in Mongolia

Where to start? I live with Boldbaatar and Tungalag. They are herders my age. They have 14 milking cows and 14 calves. Every morning and evening, Tunga milks... [more]

My Peace Corps
Service FAQ

One of my fellow M28s (our Mongolia group number), Courtney, wrote these questions and I thought I'd answer them too. What is the Peace Corps?...[more]

Peace Corps Mongolia
Packing List

I started out with a list compiled by Volunteers serving in Mongolia and then I edited it by adding and deleting stuff. They stressed that there is no perfect list!...[more]

Wild Horses of Mongolia
with Julia Roberts

In 2003, Julia Roberts lived among the nomads of Mongolia and discovered their special relationship with the wild horse...[more]