Throwing a Lasso. Flickr - - Bernd Thaller.

Thematic Pictures, 7 January 2016 (The Mongolian’s Daily Life)

A Member of the Mongolian Armed Forces 234 Cavalry Unit, jumps his horse during the opening ceremony of Exercise Khaan Quest in Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia. Flickr - DVIDSHUB
A Member of the Mongolian Armed Forces 234 Cavalry Unit, jumps his horse during the opening ceremony of Exercise Khaan Quest in Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia. Flickr – DVIDSHUB
The target consists of self-made leather balls arranged in a row on the ground. The arrow, equipped with a large arrowhead, has to hit the ground immediately in front of the row in order to achieve the highest impact. It is the goal to destroy the target most effectively, preferably by hitting the balls near the center of the row. Flickr - Bernd Thaller.
The target consists of self-made leather balls arranged in a row on the ground. The arrow, equipped with a large arrowhead, has to hit the ground immediately in front of the row in order to achieve the highest impact. It is the goal to destroy the target most effectively, preferably by hitting the balls near the center of the row. Flickr – Bernd Thaller.
Mongolians use a very effective recurved composite bow. For this competition, the arrows have a big heavy arrowhead designed to hit a target on the ground. Flickr - Bernd Thaller
Mongolians use a very effective recurved composite bow. For this competition, the arrows have a big heavy arrowhead designed to hit a target on the ground. Flickr – Bernd Thaller
The mongolian nomade life. Flickr - François Philipp.
The mongolian nomade life. Flickr – François Philipp.

 

Throwing a Lasso. Flickr - - Bernd Thaller.
Throwing a Lasso. Flickr – Bernd Thaller.
Chingghis Khan. Flickr - Chelsea Marie Hicks.
Chingghis Khan. Flickr – Chelsea Marie Hicks.

 

Traditional Costume. Flickr - Bernd Thaller.
Traditional Costume. Flickr – Bernd Thaller.
Mongolian Musicians. Flickr - Bernd Thaller.
Mongolian Musicians. Flickr – Bernd Thaller.

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