Brighouse Echo: Home is where the ‘yurt’ is

On arriving at the small international airport on the snowy outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia, I had my Saturday afternoon and evening well planned. Check in at the hotel downtown, catch up with the world news on BBC, find a nice restaurant for dinner and return to the hotel in time for the highlight of almost every Saturday and Sunday night in East Asia – English Premier League football live on some channel or other, in some language or other. But when your Mongolian hosts are into the fourth day of their Lunar New Year – Saturday, February 25, to be precise – any thoughts of spending time alone are simply out of the question. As a guest in their country, you are part of the family and most definitely part of the celebrations. To read the full article, click hereHome is where the ‘yurt’ is

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