PANAM-SUR 2012
Altai Mountains
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The road(s) to Ulgii

The road(s) to Ulgii
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Into the heart of the Altai mountains

Into the heart of the Altai mountains
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Just one of several shrines we are passing on this road

Just one of several shrines we are passing on this road
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Overlanders from Spain on the way to Khovd

Overlanders from Spain on the way to Khovd
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A herder is stopping by to say hello

A herder is stopping by to say hello
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Riding off with a cheese sandwich

Riding off with a cheese sandwich
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Sairyn Uul glacier

Sairyn Uul glacier
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Ulaan Khutul pass

Ulaan Khutul pass
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Reaching the Tolbo Nuur after 200km of extremely rough roads and several mountain passes

Reaching the Tolbo Nuur after 200km of extremely rough roads and several mountain passes
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Breaking on the Tolbo Nuur lake at 2.100m

Breaking on the Tolbo Nuur lake at 2.100m
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Neighbors visiting us

Neighbors visiting us
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All tracks are leading to Ulgii

All tracks are leading to Ulgii
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Finally reaching Ulgii after another 80km of bumpy road

Finally reaching Ulgii after another 80km of bumpy road
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Ulgii is the westernmost of the aimags (provinces) of Mongolia

Ulgii is the westernmost of the aimags (provinces) of Mongolia
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About 90% of Bayan-Ulgii's population are Kazakh, almost all of them Muslim.

About 90% of Bayan-Ulgii's population are Kazakh, almost all of them Muslim.
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Ulgii's main square

Ulgii's main square
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Leaving the city for the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Leaving the city for the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
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A proud Kazakh eagle hunter

A proud Kazakh eagle hunter
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I was honored to hold his eagle

I was honored to hold his eagle
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Super cool!

Super cool!
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Dried animal shit, sorry, droppings- the main burning material in Mongolia

Dried animal shit, sorry, droppings- the main burning material in Mongolia
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Always the question- left or right?

Always the question- left or right?
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Tsengel Sum

Tsengel Sum
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Firewood and...

Firewood and...
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...food for the road

...food for the road
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The towns vegetable market

The towns vegetable market
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Along the Tsagaan Gol

Along the Tsagaan Gol
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On the move with all their belongings

On the move with all their belongings
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Altai Tavanbogd National Park (636,161 hectares). Takes in Tavan Bogd Uul, Mongolia's highest mountain, and the stunning lakes of Khoton, Khurgan and Dayan Nuur

Altai Tavanbogd National Park (636,161 hectares). Takes in Tavan Bogd Uul, Mongolia's highest mountain, and the stunning lakes of Khoton, Khurgan and Dayan Nuur
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Still in working condition

Still in working condition
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Only a few kilometers to the Chinese border

Only a few kilometers to the Chinese border
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Tavanbogd (Five Saints) mountain rises 4374m above the borders of three nations, Mongolia, Russia and China and for this reason it's also known as Nairamdal (Friendship) Peak

Tavanbogd (Five Saints) mountain rises 4374m above the borders of three nations, Mongolia, Russia and China and for this reason it's also known as Nairamdal (Friendship) Peak
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All the way back now to Ulgii

All the way back now to Ulgii
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At least it's not raining

At least it's not raining
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Back in Tsengel Sum

Back in Tsengel Sum
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Back in Ulgii after the 300 km round trip to the National Park

Back in Ulgii after the 300 km round trip to the National Park
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One last sunset in Mongolia

One last sunset in Mongolia
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The road to the border

The road to the border
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Mongol Rally participants from Czechia

Mongol Rally participants from Czechia
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Yak milking

Yak milking
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The Mongolian side of the border to Russia

The Mongolian side of the border to Russia
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Mongol Charity Rally participants waiting for their entry www.mongolia.charityrallies.org/

Mongol Charity Rally participants waiting for their entry www.mongolia.charityrallies.org/
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