Last week 2 international studies published reports of the World's cleanest & most polluted cities in the world. The cool thing is that many Canadian cities were in the top 10. Now here is the funniest part of the studies. Ulaanbaatar Mongolia (here we live) ranked the worst, 2nd worst air polluted city in the world. Here is an example of the air quality when it's warm outside:
Here is an example when it's cool outside (this morning):
Both of these pictures are the same just different times.
Many people would never live here just on this basis alone. But when you feel you are suppose to be here helping & serving Mongolians this is just one of the risks you have to take. This place feels like home to us as polluted as it is. It is home.