Dave Stamboulis - Mongolia Photography

Mongolia

Mongolia features vast open space along the Central Asian Steppe. Home to the Gobi Desert, verdant valleys, nomadic yurt dwellers, and timeless traditions like eagle hunting, practiced by the ethnic Kazakhs, one can never run out of things to do here.

Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - beautiful range country of the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Beautiful range country of the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - twin humped Bactrian camels at sunrise at the Khongoryn Els sand dunes in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia Twin humped Bactrian camels at the Khongoryn Els sand dunes in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - wild horses in the Orkhon River Valley of Central Mongolia Wild horses in the Orkhon River Valley of Central Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els at sunset in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia The sand dunes of Khongoryn Els at sunset in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter and his golden eagle in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakhs playing kokbar, a traditional sport in which tug of war over a fox or goat pelt is played on horseback, at the Eagle Festival in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakhs playing kokbar, a traditional sport in which tug of war over a fox or goat pelt is played on horseback, at the Eagle Festival in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Bactrian camels in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia Bactrian camels in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Nomadic gers under the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els at sunset in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia Nomadic gers under the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els at sunset in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Traditional nomad tends to the wood stove inside her ger in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia Traditional nomad tends to the wood stove inside her ger in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - beautiful golden eagle in the Orkhon Valley of Mongolia Beautiful golden eagle in the Orkhon Valley of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Panoramic view of the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els in the Gobi Desert of  Mongolia Panoramic view of the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunter sends out his golden eagle to fly in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunter sends out his golden eagle to fly in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia Kazakh eagle hunters and their golden eagles in the Altai Region of Bayan-Ölgii in Western Mongolia
Dave Stamboulis - horse and rider in the Orkhon River Valley of Central Mongolia horse and rider in the Orkhon River Valley of Central Mongolia

Photos and Stories Appear On:

BBC Travel
Silver Kris - Singapore Airlines
Vogue Magazine - Virgine Airlines
Vox Media
International Traveller
Bangkok 101
Sawadee Magazine - Thai Airways
10best USA Today - Bangkok Expert
Asian Geographic
Tiger Tales - Tiger Airways
Silk Winds - Silk Air
Cape & Kantary