Travelogue: Mongolia – Land of Genghis Khan

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The Kiwanis Club of Wheaton Charitable Foundation is pleased to present the 53rd Annual Series of Travelogue presentations. These professiionally produced videos are live narrated by the filmmakers themselves, and are always interesting and informative.


Outer Mongolia lies at the heart of Asia, on the balance between the ‘East’ of China, and the vast wilderness of Siberia in Russia. This huge, sparsely populated land encompasses a fabulous array of pristine landscapes and a nomadic people whose lives are in many ways unchanged from the days of Genghis Khan and the mighty Mongol Empire.

Where nomadic herders still depend on nature for survival, you’ll find priceless luxuries like open space, untouched wilderness, and pristine air and water in abundance, each cherished by the Mongolian people. And as the 19th largest country in the world, Mongolia’s considerable size means an enormous variety of landscapes, and plenty of room for guests. Awesome expanses of rolling steppe, home to Mongolia's famous horses and herdsmen, meet high glacial mountains, impenetrable forests and deep crystal lakes. Today Mongolia remains a place of natural and cultural diversity and adventure.


Our presenter BUDDY HATTON has spent his entire adult life in one show business form or another. His high energy and love for the entertainment industry has offered him opportunities in every phase of the business including record producer, talent manager, and commercial spokesman for many corporations. We are pleased to welcome Buddy back to Wheaton.


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