Toronto Occupied by High-End Ger

An article in the Toronto Star has reported that some of the Occupy Toronto protesters have taken up residence in a beautiful, ornate yurt. While the article identifies this as an “insulated felt huts favoured by Turkic nomads in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan”, the shape is more reminiscent of the Mongolian ger, than the more pointy version used by Kazakhs, including Kazakhs in Mongolia.

Debra Rasmussen of Agriteam first alerted me to this report. Deb is also an accomplished jazz singer, of course, who has long been involved with the Giant Steppes of Jazz festival and sings with the Northern Lights Quartet.

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