Yurts (Ger)

So I was at a campground this week, and we ended up staying in a yurt. A yurt is kind of like a large hut; in Mongolia, I believe it’s called a ger. Historically, they were used as housing by nomads in Central Asia. They’re meant to be portable, but also sturdy.

The one I stayed in was much more Westernized, obviously, but here’s a video of a ger being put up in Mongolia, sped up:

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