There were people moving about the yurts, but no signs of life at the ship.
"You have taken a woman from our yurts," Menlik said, but his eyes were more on the alien gun than on the man who held it.
Another two hours of steady travel took them past the yurts of Tibetan herders—conical tents made of horsehair felt.
In 1885, when these mud huts or yurts were examined, they were seen to have walls of peat three feet thick.
But that was my last sight of a house for many a day; henceforth there was nothing but tents and "yurts."
For days together we saw no yurts, and more than one day passed without our meeting any one.
Just before reaching it we turned off across the plain to the yurts of the helpful lama of the morning.
The lama, a well-appearing, elderly man, seemed completely fitted out with wife and children and yurts and herds.