Framing Mongolia


Mongolia Smile

A Mongolia Smile – Worth thousand words
Photo by David Berkowitz


Dornogovi Province - Mongolia

Dornogovi Province – Mongolia
Dornogovi (East Gobi) is one of the 21 Aimags (provinces) of Mongolia. It is located in the southeast of the country.
Photo by David Berkowitz


Mongolia Horses

Mongolia Horses
Photo by Mazzaliarmadi.it


Greens Outisde Mongolia Wild

Greens Outside Mongolia
Photo by Mazzaliarmadi.it


Mongolia Horse trek crossing river

Horse Trekking crossing river
Photo by Zingaro


Russian Van driving around Mongolia

Russian Van driving around Mongolia
Photo by Rikko77


Mongolia Road Sign 32 KM

Mongolia – 32KM to nowhere
Photo by Rikko77


Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Melkhii Khad Turtle Rock

Gorkhi, Terelj National Park – Melkhii Khad (Turtle Rock)
The park has many rock formations for rock climbers, and includes two famous formations named for things they resemble: Turtle Rock (Mongolian: Melkhii Khad) and the Old Man Reading a Book (Praying Lama Rock).
Photo by Smee


Mongolia Photo out of Train

Mongolia Train in Motion
Photo by Rodrigoferrari


Mongolia Horse Ready for Riding

Ready to Ride
Photo by StrandedYarnsUK


Mongolia Karakorum interior

Karakorum
Karakorum was the capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, and of the Northern Yuan in the 14-15th century. They are part of the upper part of the World Heritage Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.
Photo by Rodrigoferrari


Gobi Desert, Khongor Sand Dunes

Gobi Desert, Khongor Sand Dunes
Photo by Aleceast


Mongolia Bactrian Horses

Bactrian Camels
Mongolia has 2 humped Bactrian camels it is a domesticated animal of herders. Its wool coat, which is shed in the summer, acts as an insulator in the winter. There are more than 250,000 camels in Mongolia . Usually South Gobi , Middle Gobi, Gobi-Altai, Bayankhongor provinces. South Gobi province has a first place in Mongolian for the number of camels. Camel is almost an exclusive means of transportation across the Gobi desert and vast steppe. An adult male camel can give up to 18 kg of wool per year. Unlike other livestock, a camel can continuously travel for 30 days without drinking a drop of water.
Photo by Tripflyin


Mongolia Horses

Mongolia Horses
In Mongolia, the horses live outdoors all year (at 30°C in summer down to -40°C in winter) and search for food on their own. The mare’s milk is processed into the national beverage airag, and some animals are slaughtered for meat. Other than that, they serve as riding animals, both for the daily work of the nomads and in horse racing.
Photo by Tripflyin


Hiking Khongor Sand Dunes, Gobi Desert

Hiking Khongor Sand Dunes (Khongoryn Els), Gobi Desert
This is a Mongolian largest sand dune reaching a height of 800 meter in some highest areas. The sand dunes in Sevrei sum, South Gobi aimag, are called Khongoryn Els. These dunes are 20 km wide and 100 km long. The Khongoryn River flows along the sand dunes and gives birth to oases. The sand dune change the color with each hour of one day, from yellow to silver to rise colored at dawn / sundown. This dune is considered one of the biggest dunes with it is length of 180 km and width of 3-5 km. The dunes make sound like plane engine in a windy day so it has been named as Singing Dunes.
Photo by Andreas Schlegel


Mongolia Ger

Mongolia Ger
Ger – in Mongolian simply means home
Photo by Civitas Veritas


Mongolia Traditional Ger

Mongolia Traditional Ger
The Ger is the traditional dwelling of the nomads in Mongolia. It is a tent-like structure made from a wooden frame and covered by wool felt.
Photo by Civitas Veritas

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