1. Mongolia Moving Day

    Mongolians are nomadic herders, I caught this photo as a family was moving from their summer site to their winter site.

  2. Mongolia Countryside Kids

    I caught these 2 children playing on a trip to the countryside when we were conducint snow leopard surveys for WWF. 

  3. Mongolia Naadam Horsemen

    Every year Naadam is celebrated in Mongolia with archery, horse racing, and wrestling. These guys were waiting at the finish line to watch the horse race finish. 

  4. Mongolia Hasha Grandma

    This is the grandma of the family I first lived with in Mongolia. I loved watching her bless the beginning of every day with an offering of milk tea. 

  5. Mongolia girl in a lake

    My work group went to Uvs Lake for a party and I caught this picture of one of my co-workers little girls standing in the water. 

  6. Mongolia fish for dinner

    I bought these smoked fish from these kids but not before I got them to join me in a photo.

  7. Mongolia Milk Tea

    Milk Tea is the heart of mongolian food and drink. Every guest is offered a bowl of milk tea when you enter a home. 

  8. Nepal Assimilation

               Assimilation.  We were trained, versed, and talked to ad nauseum on the subject.  So much so that during my first month in a village on top of an Annapurna foothill, it was a piece of cake to find my exact place on the downward trajectory of  culture shock. Homesickness—check.  Anxiety—check.   What I hadn’t expected was that no matter how clearly I defined my symptoms, checking them off could not fortify my heart.  I had entered a world of sudden isolation and silence.  At night I...

  9. Mongolia Newly Married

    Tunga and I after our wedding celebration

  10. Mongolia Morning of Mongolian Wedding

    Talking with my niece, Badmaa, during the morning of my wedding to her aunt, Tunga

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.