Using Electricity in a Mongolian Ger

While we do lack a lot of the amenities of modern life while living in a Mongolian Ger, also known as a Yurt, we are lucky enough to have electricity.  At some point I’d like to be officially off-grid using Solar Power, but in the meantime I’m happy to have access to lighting and the ability to charge phones and laptops.

In this video I give you a quick tour of our power situation and how we’re making use of it.

Cahlen Lee

Collecting Rain Water in a Mongolian Ger

Collecting Rain Water in a Mongolian Ger

We’ve been living in a Mongolian Ger for a little while now and are loving this more minimalist lifestyle!  Since there is no plumbing we do have to get creative about things like using the bathroom.  In this post I’ll show you how we collect our drinking water using a metal roof and a cistern.

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Outdoor Compost Toilet for the Mongolian Ger

Outdoor Compost Toilet for the Mongolian Ger

Living in a Mongolian Ger, also known as a Yurt, is an amazing way to exist.  However, it does lack some of the amenities one usually finds in a house or apartment, like a bathroom! Come along for a tour of the outdoor compost toilet we have available to us while living on a Permaculture Farm.

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