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Dogs: An Amazing Animal Family series. 

United Kingdom 2016

In this stunning natural history series, biologist Patrick Aryee takes us on a journey through time to retrace the dog family’s rise to power through the twists and turns of its family tree. From the jungles of Brazil, to the prairies of North America and deserts of Africa, he meets the most dangerous and charismatic wild dogs in the natural world. And ultimately he reveals how one of our most feared predators went on to become man’s best friend.

As part of his journey Patrick meets a unique landrace of livestock protection dog Bankhar and learns about how a native Mongolian dog performs a critical role to protect the livestock from a predators such as wolves and snow leopard. Bankhar dogs are an ancient landrace, not a breed but a type of dog shaped through thousands of years of coevolution with humans driven by the need for an effective guardian of livestock on the Mongolian steppe.

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Ville Haapasalo's Adventure in the mysterious Altai Mountains

Finland 2016

Ville Haapasalo's 30-day tour of his world's most recent nine seasons of travel show. Ville travels to South-East Russia, to the Altai Mountains where Mongolia, Russian, Chinese and Kazakhstan's borders meet. During the nine seasons, Ville evicts the Altai Mountains in three different countries: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia.

Watch Ville's adventures where he travels across the Altai mountains and his experience of fishing in the western Mongolia here.

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Des Trains Pas Comme Les Autres (Trains Like No Other) France 5 TV program 2016

Trains Like No Other is a French Documentary series broadcasted on France 5.

Their each episode has one (or more) countries, through a journey on the railway lines. Step by step, they discover unusual trains, culture, history and people of each country.

This time they followed The Trans-Mongolian railway with us, which follows an ancient tea-caravan route for their 6th season.

Check out their facebook page here.

Check more about the program here.

 

 

Petite Meller - The Flute Music Video filmed in Khuvsgul 2016

"To film, me and my team rode into the Mongolian hills of Genghis Khan
by truck and horseback, where I follow the sound of the Flute.
In the flute, its a picture of a blushed Mongolian girl which I connected with,

cause of a traumatic sunburn I had as a child.
In my
teens, I started putting on the blush to mark the memory of the pain, 
I felt as alien, but as an artist, this mark is now an identity.

Wear your trauma proudly. Find your tribes."
                                                                                                                     Petite.

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De Helden Van Arnout. Belgium 2016

Arnout Hauben's amazing adventures retraces the historical route of William of Rubruck who in 1254 visited Kharakhorum and was given audience to the great Munkh Khan.

William was a missionary of the Louis IX and was set out to convert Tatars into Christianity to gain supporters for their fights with Musilim world. William of Rubruck was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical documentary literature. In May 1254, during his stay among the Mongols, William entered into a famous competition at the Mongol court, as the khan encouraged a formal debate between the Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims, to determine which faith was correct, as determined by three judges, one from each faith.

https://www.een.be/de-helden-van-arnout