More photos in the vicinity:
Valley near the Sacred Mountain
The Sacred Mountain
Mountains in Central Mongolia 1


Mongols in rural areas seem to be born on the back of their horses. Many horse races are conducted with children as riders. This boy handles his two horses quite naturally and professionally.
Mongol Cowboy
Date: Jul 05, 2004
Longitude: 105 28.22'
Latitude: 46 42.04'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08