When a Chinese development company initiated meetings with Keija villagers in the Nankun Mountain Nature Reserve, it signaled the start of a different sort of tourism project than China had ever seen: a collaboration between developers, community leaders, local craftsmen, and international experts in fields ranging from bamboo architecture to feng shui.
The result was a five-star...
Comfort and the Gobi Desert may not be synonymous in most travelers' minds, but Three Camel Lodge is one notable exception. The 50-acre wilderness outpost is nestled in the foothills of the Gobi-Altai Mountains on the edge of the Gobi Desert. Its location inside Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park makes it an opportune place to roam Mongolia's diverse terrain like one of the country's...