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Season 3, Episode 10 Mongolia

First Aired: June 6, 2004

Ian Wright explores Mongolia, beginning his journey in what was once its capital in ancient times, Beijing, before traveling by train to its present-day capital, Ulaan Baatar. Among the sites he visits: the Gandan Monastery, which was one of few Buddhist monasteries to survive Stalin's reign. He also travels to Karakorum, where he listens in on throat singing and eats the national dish---mutton.