Kazakh people living in Mongolia near Bayan-Olgii use golden eagles to hunt wild sheep, foxes and wolves, and get together once a year in October to show off and compete.

Nomadic Kazakh hunter with hunting eagle, Kazakhstan. (source) wow I want a hunting eagle!

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan.

Kaindy Lake, (Kaindy means “lots of spruce”) is a 400 metre long lake located in the Tian Shan mountains of Kazakhstan.The lake is famous for its submerged spruce trees that rise out of the lake bed.

The Holy Ascension Cathedral or Zenkov Cathedral | Almaty, Kazakhstan from Maxim Zolotukhin Photo

The Holy Ascension Cathedral or Zenkov Cathedral Almaty, Kazakhstan (Central Asia) goo.gl/lqCJrM from Maxim Zolotukhin Photo

The Kazakhs of Mongolia are (like their brothers in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China and Russia) a Turkic people originating from the northern parts of Central Asia. They are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea. Kazakhs trace their roots to the 15th century.

Cazadores de la tundra: «The Kazakhs are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea

Photography Atlas: Light in the Dark, Altay Mountains, Kazakhstan

Light in the Dark, Altay Mountains, Kazakhstan. The Altai Mountains (Altay…

Photo by © Jimmy Nelson  KAZAKH The Kazakhs are the descendants of Turkic, Mongolic and Indo-Iranian tribes and Huns that populated the territory between Siberia and the Black Sea. They are a semi-nomadic people and have roamed the mountains and valleys of western Mongolia with their herds since the 19th century.

Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes

British photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured these stunning portraits of isolated tribes for a series he calls ‘Before They Pass Away.’ The photographs

Village in the Mountains of Heaven, Kazakhstan

Village in the Mountains of Heaven [Tian Shan], Kazakhstan From Vidusha Mehta's Central Asia Board - excellent tribal jewellery examples too.


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