Day: April 8, 2018

My Mishmash of Things This Weekend

Life continues as some say.  I worked on Saturday and pretty much caught up on my sleep due to the lack of it this week.  I managed to visit Amoeba and bought a few movies.  I went to another store and bought more puzzles…

Genghis Khan: Part Five

The Prolific Patriarch Not only did Genghis Khan conquer much of the world, he may have helped populate it.  Recent genetic studies indicate that at least 16 million men living today are descendants of a Mongolian male who  lived around 1,000 years ago.  That’s…

Genghis Khan: Part Four

Clothing, jewelry, instruments, and other items from Genghis Khan’s time. This diorama was hard to see in person and even more difficult to see in photo, but trust me it was impressive. Continue to part four of Genghis Khan’s bloodline and death.    

Genghis Khan: Part Three

This was probably my favorite part of the exhibit because the vases were absolutely stunning and could’ve spent much longer, but time was of the essence to see everything. Continue to part four of clothing, jewelry, and instruments.    

Genghis Khan: Part Two

Swords and weaponry used during the Khan family reign. This triple-bow siege crossbow was huge.  These photos don’t show how massive it was seeing it in person. Mongolian warriors and the way of life during Khan’s reign. Koreans were under Mongol rule from 1250…

Genghis Khan: Part One

I could not use my flash in the exhibit or take video of the performers.  This is why some of the pictures are semi-blurry and most are darker than normal. How do you actually pronounce the ruler of Mongolia’s name? Genghis Khan’s empire and…

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