In ancient times, a terrible wind blew across the vast steppe connecting Europe to the Far East. The Greek poets called it the Boreal, and believed it lived in a cave somewhere in the Altai Mountains. The nomadic communities that survive in places like the Mongolian Taïga today are the descendants of the legendary Hyperboreans; the enlightened race that lived beyond the great wind. Mongol nomads still preserve a vision of life which we in the West still associate with the Golden Race.
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