May 3, 2014

Wulan Butong Grassland

Photograph by Van Hanwood

"This place seems like an ancient battlefield in the morning," says Van Hanwood of this picture taken in Wulan Butong in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and submitted to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. "The fog floats on the grassland."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.


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33 comments
Tommie Walker
Tommie Walker

WOW!!!! I LOVE pictures of FOG!!!.....Some pics are simply beautiful!!! Like this one.....

Alok Das
Alok Das

Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ideogram tianya
ideogram tianya

这应该是沙尘暴吧?我看不像是炊烟!不像是晨雾!你的解释像是早晨古代的战场。生活在乌兰布统草原的人们真不容易。离北京只有300公里。我曾去过坝上草原,没有见到这样的景色。

lisa ames
lisa ames

Very mystical yet ominous , I find it very intriguing ! Great shot !

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Dont know anything about the geography of the picture, but it does have a misty beauty all its own, and more of the sepia tones that I love.  Great shot.  j.e.s........

Ray Wilson
Ray Wilson

Lovely layered, atmospheric shot, Van.

Ray Wilson

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