Tag Archive: Mongolia

Under the Big Mongolian Sky: Echoes from the Steppes (first published in 2012)

A photo essay about the cycle of life and nature in the Mongolian steppes

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Throwback Thursday: Portraits and Facial Impressions

Faces and the stories they tell fascinate me; capturing these stories in photos challenge me as a photographer.  And in my various travels through the years, there were faces that lingered in my… Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): A Coming Rain

Alone in the middle of Sukhbaatar Square watching dark clouds and a rainbow emerge from the distant buildings, I remembered my very first visit to a nomadic herder’s camp way back in 2004. … Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): Sukhbaatar Square 3

Damdinii Sükhbaatar (Mongolian: Дамдины Сүхбаатар; February 2, 1893 – February 20, 1923) was a founding member of the Mongolian People’s Party and leader of the Mongolian partisan army that liberated Khüree during the Outer… Continue reading

iPhone Photograpy (HDR): Sukhbaatar Square – Growth

Double-digit economic growth propelled by a minerals boom, rapidly changed Ulaanbaatar’s skyline in recent years.  While certain policy issues temporarily stalled the increase in state revenues,  sustained growth is still expected in this… Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): Sukhbaatar Square 2 – Government House

Like Mount Olympus, the Government House that dominates the view in Sukhbaatar Square is where the political elites of the country can be found and where the fate of the country is decided… Continue reading

iPhone Photography (HDR): Sukhbaatar Square 1

June 2014:  Well, there I was again, back in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.   Before coming over, I had high hopes that I would be able to visit the Mongolian countryside.  In fact, I had some… Continue reading

Kindergartens in the Middle of Nowhere – Expanded Photo Essay in Coffee Table Book Format

At long last, after a lot of encouragement from friends at both Facebook and WordPress; I finally got myself to convert a photo essay into a coffee table book! Kindergartens in the Middle… Continue reading

Temple Rock

Happy New Year! I don’t know what it meant to my blogging pattern in 2013 but I failed to post something on the first day of the year! 😦  Perhaps I was just… Continue reading

The Long Journey Ahead

Bulgan Province, Mongolia, September 2012 It’s the end of the year — a time of mixed feelings:  joy for all the good things that happened in 2012 or regrets for the things lost… Continue reading

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