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осень
находка
Grey
Base Camp Achik-Tash
Kids from green hills
Hills of Kyrgyzstan
Rock engraving art
Lone Tree
The Broken Heart
Kyrgyz tent decoration
Kok-Boru
End of the School Year
Dreaming about magic lake
Family: Mother and Son
A boy on horseback in the grassland where wind leads life to another day
Welcome guest, are you hungry?
Independence day in Ala-Too Square, Bishkek
Central Asian Gypsy girl holding an item containing isiriq, wild -rye (harmala)to make money in the traffic.
Girls with identical dress in their neighborhood
Girls in the city street of Bishkek
Central Asian Gypsy siblings in their neighborhood
Mother with her her baby standing in the room with floral paintings.
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Kok-Boru

This is a Central Asian traditional game that is played using the headless body of a goat or calf. In this photo you can see the two players preparing to score by throwing the carcass onto the other team's Kazan, or goal.

TAGS: Kyrgyzstan, Tradition

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Member since 2016
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© Estella Snowden.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 146
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: March 23, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Naryn Oblast, Kyrgyzstan