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Day 8 Moltsog Els and Flaming Cliffs

Day 8 (June29)
Today we visit Moltsog Els which is one of the few regions of the Gobi covered by sand dunes. We had a group race down the dunes! Then we headed to the legendary “flaming Cliffs” named for the red-sandstone that glows a brilliant reddish-orange at sunset. In 1922, Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews and his exploration team from the American Museum of Natural History found the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen. We were fortunate to stay for the sunset and had lots of time to hike through the cliffs. Perhaps a few too many pictures of the cliffs but the lighting and dark sky kept me shooting them.
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