This year we had a magnificent summer with lots of sun and warmth. These beautiful conditions went on all September long. And suddenly the day after the equinox, autumn was there, fresh cool winds, chilly mornings, decline of the temperature and the beginning of warm tints in the trees. Beautiful harmony of the seasons with us this year.
The vast steppes where herds of horses, sheep, goats, camels, cattle and yaks roam in search of the prairie grass which grows everywhere and where there are no fences, no enclosures, no stables, corrals, but the vast steppes as far as the eye can see. That’s the first thing which struck me in Mongolia. The inhabitants are open, kind and we feel in them raw strength which comes from nature, from the earth. They look strangely like Innus (the Montagnais of Quebec, First Nations of the north coast) but without the accumulated suffering coming from 500 years of physical, cultural and political genocidal policies imposed on these nations here in Canada.Read More