Category Archives for "Yurts"
If I may, let me share with you my wealth of knowledge on the traditional Mongolian yurt. They are round. They are made of a canvas material. And done. Impressive, right? I have appreciated them aesthetically for years and have even tried to reserve a couple nights in a westernized one at a local state […]Continue reading
We have lived in a yurt two years now. I heard last night that the mind is a ‘discounting muscle’ – it’s a survival technique; we minimalise big, important things over time in order to cope. For example, when humankind used to live a treacherous hunter-gather life, if we spent our whole time being blown […]Continue reading
Guest Post by Josh Barry The technology for outdoor living has come a long way since nomadic Mongolians first created Gers, commonly referred to today as Yurts. In fact, the first instance of Yurts in recorded history dates back to hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus! Yurts were the perfect way for nomadic […]Continue reading