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Thursday, July 10, 2008

July 11

The ShadowLands recently had a visitor from Mongolia, who I can only assume must be attending Naadam.

Youtube reveals that Naadam is a mixture of way cool horse racing across open fields and big blokes wearing blue budgie smugglers. There should be more of it - Happy Naadam Day.


Anonymous said...

Great stuff MM.
loved the horse racing, must have been over ten kays at least.

Have been to Mongolia in 86
the steppes are beautiful in springtime!

Joined Pravda blog, but too many crazies there for my liking.
Let me know when you stir them up next.

RebeccaH said...

Okay, that was pretty interesting (blue budgie smugglers), although a typical wrestling American audience would probably find it slow and boring (and a little bit uncomfortable, what with them grabbing each other's Speedos for purchase).

Even so, I see a cultural kinship with sumo here (with actual muscles and not so much flab).

Col. Milquetoast said...

There are some things a wrestler could grab that would be more uncomfortable. For example.

There were some nifty hats in that video.

Margo's Maid said...

Er, thanks Colonel, I think...

Orion - Thanks for your efforts. It is extremely difficult to be stupid enough in the Pravda blog to stand out...but I will keep trying.