I realized I never actually posted about this event, because it was a week before I left to move to UB. Whoops.
It was a wonderful hot sunny day for the first day (we saw a wreath laying ceremony for Mr. Sukhbaatar in the background, then we watched horse races and gambled with the grandmas):
|(this and the parade picture are Laurel's pictures)|
|Horse racing gambling/game! 100 tugs to play... you have to roll ankle bones, and if you get the "horse" side, you can move up a space. First to the finish gets the other player's money.|
It rained like crazy the opening ceremony day, but my hospital was very adamant about having me in the parade with the doctors and nurses. I was a hot mess:
|I am soaked and I look like I'm wearing a bag.|
|My hospital's doctors, soaking wet!|
But the next day was again sunny and it was spent watching the archery and wrestling (remember to click on it... they look better large):
|This little dude asked me to take his picture. And now he is immortalized by the internet.|
|This is the other end of the archery. I would be scared to stand so close to where those arrows are flying!|
|And the kids had their own special place to practice :)|
And a special photo....
|This last one is for you, Sarah!! :D Miss you girl!|
Winter has come to UB. I hope ya'all are staying warm where ever you are!