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Mongolia, sandwiched between Russia and China, was part of the Soviet bloc for more than 60 years. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, it has been a free and democratic country. Ian Wright takes a train from Beijing, China, to Ulaan Baatar or "Red Hero", Mongolia's present day capital. He travels north-west to Karakorum then across the Gobi desert before returning to Ulaan Bataar in time for the annual Naadam festival.
Age group: Senior 10-12.
A downloadable video file.
Requires OverDrive Media Console 2.0 or later (file size: 267609 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Title from: Title details screen (viewed on July 21, 2006).
Traveler, Ian Wright.
Camera, Lynn Mitchell ; editors, Graham Barker, Justin Missingham ; music by The Insects ; title music, Ian Ritchie ; researcher, Kate Imeson ; series producer, Angela Gourley.
Runtime: 50 min.
Also available on DVD, 2003.
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