It may be one of the most remote areas in the world, but now you can enjoy luxury travel in Mongolia. Reindeer milk is optional. High up in a marquee in Mongolia’s Darkhad Valley, a place which is considered inaccessible even by hardy Mongolians, a waiter was offering me a choice of white wine with my lunch.
My fellow guests and I were enjoying a meal of salmon, chicken, beef, asparagus and fresh salad. It was a feast, by any standard, but up here, in this remote corner of a vast, rugged country, it also represented a mind-boggling feat of logistics. Beyond the marquee stood other, rather different tents.
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They were the teepee-like dwellings of the Darkhad people, a tribe of nomads who have lived…