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  • The family will feed you and share their "airag" with you.

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  • I noticed that Dushuluun has a penchant for dipping into the airag tipple - a concoction of mare's milk that turns slightly alcoholic as it ferments -- and Tserendulam chewed him out for being intoxicated by 11 a.m.

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  • Airag is fermented mare's milk, similar to vodka, except that vodka doesn't have much of a taste, and airag definitely tastes like animal.

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  • Men brought flasks of airag fermented mare's milk and left stumbling drunk but still able to ride like the wind.

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  • From sharing a cup of airag - fermented mare's milk - with a Mongolian nomad family to riding in a rickshaw through an Indian market to listening to chanting monks in a remote monastery in Bhutan, Natural Habitat Adventures 'new Asia360 travel division will provide authentic cultural journeys and inspiring treks throughout the world's largest and most diverse continent.

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  • Most Mongolians still practice shamanistic rites like visiting hilltop ovoos (stone cairns), while the traditional alcohol of airag (fermented mare's milk) is available in the supermarket, packaged in plastic bottles.

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  • The fermented milk is turned into airag, the national drink.

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  • How did the airbag revolutinize society, in other words, How did the airag start a new revolution?

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  • Steve was kind enough to send over this shot – he’s drinking airag in his friend Nyamdorj’s ger – 2001.

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