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Mongolia


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August 5 to 15, 2022

Journey with Professor Stephan Graham, MS ’74, PhD ’76, to this remote area of inner Asia and observe cultures and meet people whose way of life is steeped in tradition, yet at the same time who are trying to adapt to the demands of life in the 21st century.

From Khans to communism. Start our magical Mongolian adventure in the capital, Ulaanbaatar. Visit the Genghis Khan bronze statue, erected in 2006 to mark the 800th anniversary of the Mongolian Empire, and stop at the Zaisan Memorial, which commemorates Russia’s fallen World War II soldiers. Hordes and hoards. Discover the fascinating history of this enigmatic land while viewing the many treasures at the museum in Karakorum, the Mongol Empire’s 13th-century capital. Mongolian spectacle. Attend the centuries-old Naadam festival with its wrestling, horse racing and archery competitions. Nomad’s land. In the Gobi Desert, admire the Flaming Cliffs, one of the world’s richest dinosaur fossil sites, at dusk and kick back at the world-renowned Three Camel Lodge.

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COST:

$9,995 per person, double occupancy


FACULTY LEADER

Stephan Graham
Geological Sciences

Stephan Graham, MS '74, PhD '76, teaches courses at Stanford in sedimentary geology, energy resources and policy, petroleum geology, petroleum reservoir characterization and modeling, and interpretation of reflection seismic data.


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