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photo contest slideshow
Bahraini farmer
Reindeer at Sunrise
Picking tea
Milking Reindeer in East Taiga
Bahraini woman
Milking Reindeer at Sunrise
The Life in Ortz
Adoring the Incan Walls
The Guide with an Ox
A geometrical range of mountains
A soft landing for the Mute Swan at Attenborough Nature reserve
A boy jumps into a harbor on the Atlantic Coast of Morocco
Net job
Tsaatan Woman and Reindeer
The mist from a Geothermal Geyser
semi wild orangutan of Borneo
Lady Guide in Chinese Museum
Two Llama on Machu Picchu
A destroyed dock left for the ocean to take over
13th Annual Photo Contest
The Guide with an Ox

Lkhagvasuren Battur (59), a Mongolian guide, poses with the ox in this picture in East Taiga. He mostly rely on horses to carry tourists and their baggage but sometimes use oxen for heavier loads. When the ox in this picture and a horse disappeared from the Tsaatan campsite in East Taiga region, Lkhagvasuren Battur jumped on his other horse and embarked on a search. When asked how he managed to find them in this vast forested area, he replied “I look for their hoof prints. They always try to go home because they feel comfortable being with sheep and other animals that they see everyday”.

TAGS: Guide, Mongolia, Portrait, Sustainable Travel

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© Madoka Ikegami.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 3, 2015, 12:54 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f8
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PHOTO LOCATION Khovsgol province, Mongolia