In Kyrgyzstan the nomad tent is called a yurt, and in Mongolia the nomad tent is called a ger. Try to find the differences. First column is ger, second column is yurt.
Hover over pictures for answer. Keep reading for explanation.
Row 1 (wall): Ger walls are completely covered, and yurt walls aren’t.
Row 2 (roof): In a ger the roof is less sloped than in a yurt.
Row 3 (entrance): In a yurt it is a flap while in a ger it is a door.
Comments are closed.
[…] arrival we relaxed for a bit in the ger of local camel herders, sampling their airag (fermented mare’s milk) and aaruul (rock-hard […]