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The walnut
Stairway to studies
The Blessing of Dinners
Cloud hole
backlit
A red rose of beauty
On the net
Sea horse on steroids
You like my hat
Desert landscape in Arizona
Modern Nomads
Mongolian Kazakh Hunters
Colors of childhood
Faith
Prayer
Red eyed comedy pooch
Out of this world
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Flamingo
Protect and Defend
Valley.
Mountain Mine.
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Modern Nomads

Mongolia’s vast steppe is home to one of the world’s last surviving nomadic cultures. However, as modernization progresses in Mongolia, modernity attracts not only those Mongolians who have moved to the city, but also those who have chosen to continue with their nomadic lifestyle. Today the nomads who remain on the steppe have combined old traditions with new means. They continue their lifestyle as pastoral herders, but many use motorbikes to herd cattle and horses.

TAGS: Mongolia, Nomad, Winter

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
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© Yan Li.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Total Views: 16
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2017, 3:34 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO800
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