Naadam, Mongolia
Наадам

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guidebooks/mongoliaArcher, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006

It has always been a hobby of mine to try and mimic the photo on the cover of the Lonely Planet guidebooks for the countries that I am traveling in. In most situations, this is impossible because of a mixture of limiting variables including remote locations, lighting and mere shyness of the subject. In this case though, I saw a remarkable opportunity to copy the teacher and above is the result of my effort.


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Mongol girl, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Regeree at the Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Spectator, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Wrestling match, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Spectator, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Attending the Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Watching the Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Watching the Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Mongol girl, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Bleachers at the Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Mongol woman, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Wrestling match, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Crowd, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Decorative girl, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Mean lookin’ dude , Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Locals at Naadam, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia —July 11, 2006


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Judge, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Participant, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Mongol women, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Mongol man, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Shooting arrows, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Judge, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Children inside the Central Stadium, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Judge, Naadam Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 12, 2006


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Naadam crowd, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia —July 11, 2006


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Angry crowd shut-out of the Naadam festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 11, 2006


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Ticket holders desperately trying to get into Naadam, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 11, 2006


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Naadam signage, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — July 2006

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