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History of Round Homes: From Mongolian Gers to Modern Yurts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Today’s yurts often serve as recreational rentals and eco-friendly homes. But did you know that they were originally designed as the primary dwellings of ancient nomadic tribes? The Bronze Age rock etchings in Siberia depict the earliest evidence of yurt dwellings, while yurts also served as the primary homes for the fierce Huns warriors in Mongolia […]

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How to go Glamping in Style on Your Next Yurt Vacation

Have you heard of glamping? This newer term combines “glamour” and “camping” to describe a trend in outdoor enjoyment, namely camping in luxury. While the word glamping is fairly new, dating to 2005, the idea of camping in luxury is not. Sixteenth century Ottoman sultans enjoyed lavish feasts and theatrical performances in richly decorated pavilion […]

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