Mongolian camel riders.  From a random blog I stumbled upon while looking for the laughing little girl photo:  http://bayanjargal.com/

Camel riders in the Chinese Gobi desert, ride long-haired camels. They are Bactrian camels, of which Gobi Mongols (Chinese people living in the Gobi desert) ride and domesticate them for many varied reasons.

"When I bestride him, I soar. I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes."  -William Shakespeare. King Henry V.  (72 years old Hunter with Eagle by Tsolmon Naidandorj)

Kazakh people in Mongolia celebrating Eagle festival in every March - 72 years old Hunter with Eagle by Tsolmon Naidandorj, via

Mongolian shaman, ca. 1909.

1909 portrait of a Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown & holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper. National Museum of Finland

Mongolian Costumes - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a…

Mongolian Costumes - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a.

Mongolian boy with his hunting partner, a Golden Eagle

Mongolian boy with his hunting partner, a Golden Eagle. When a boy turns 13 and is strong enough to carry the weight of a grown eagle, his father starts training him in the ancient hunting technique.

Mongolian Headdress

BEAUTY WITHOUT BORDERS: Mongolian headdress. One of the most colorful and original items of Mongolian national dress is the traditional head wear. The Mongolian headdresses differs in shape and purpose.

Bird [Makpal Abdrazakova, the only female eagle hunter in Kazakhstan.]

Makpal Abdrazakova is the only female eagle hunter in Kazakhstan. Golden eagles can be used to hunt healthy adult wolves. You have got to be seriously tough to handle these birds, much less hunt with them competitively.

Mongolia! Study Abroad | #GlobalGators! Visit the #UFIC website for more information: ufic.ufl.edu/sas/

Life in the least densely populated country on Earth

Bumpy ride: Mongolian tribesmen take part in a camel race during a winter Naadam festival in Hulun Buir, north China’s Inner Mongolia region (via Camels show they’re pretty nippy at winter Naadam festival in Hulun Buir

Faces of Peru

Beautiful Inigenous Peruvian woman w/ baby llama and hawk on her arm.

“ Dancing Camel in India, Christiane Slawik ” Whoa!  That's the funkiest camel I've ever seen!

Beautifully decorated Camel stallion Gajraj reaching almost the first floor while rearing during his Camel-dance performance in India (Photo: Christiane Slawik)……BEAUTY OF THE DANCING CAMEL…………….

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