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Mongolia celebrates their independence day on Nov 29 (from China in 1911), so we had no fireworks on the 4th of July. Instead we rode hard and covered over 50 km. Both Jill and I ache in every muscle. We have large, blistery saddle sores. We've forsaken our pride and wear diapers to help pad our bottoms in the saddle. I've kept up my fall-a-day routine. This time the horse bucked frantically when I removed my jacket and placed it on my lap.
Riding close to the gorge of the Chuluut river - good thing the horse knows what it's doing and is really the one in charge of steering. We still haven't grown accustomed to transportation that has its own mind.
Another campsite with no one in sight.