Western Mongolia

- western Mongolia

Western-Mongoliawestern Mongolia



With its raw deserts, glacier-wrapped mountains, shimmering salt lakes and hardy culture of nomads, falconry and cattle...
 

Kharkhiraa Uul & Türgen Uul

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Nomads around Khoton Nuur, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

The twin peaks of Kharkhiraa Uul (4037m) and Türgen...
 

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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Kazakh ger with the backdrop of rainbow at the Khoton Nuur lake. Another ger is packed ready for seasonal...
 

Khovd

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Khovd aimag has long been a centre for trade, business and administration in western Mongolia, a status that began during the Qing dynasty...
 

Bayan-Ölgii

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Preparing the Feast

Kazakh ak-sakals (old men with white beards) and apais (older women) gather in a ceremonial...
 

Ölgii

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Ölgii city is a windblown frontier town that will appeal to anyone who dreams of the Wild West. It’s a squat...
 

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