March 3, 2013

Stone Mound, Mongolia

Photograph by Carolyn Drake, National Geographic

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A stone mound, or ovoo, in Mongolia marks a place where spirits are said to have appeared; respectful travelers circle it three times.

See more pictures from the December 2012 feature story "Masters of Ecstasy."


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5 comments
Bill Rob
Bill Rob

Looks like one of Andy Goldsboro's installations


SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

I find this interesting composition with the foreground coming up the right side.  I like it!  Text gives  understanding.

paul dickinson
paul dickinson

nice picture i like the greenland and then the clouds in the back

Laikhan High
Laikhan High

Wow i like it. talking about Mongolian traditional cultures a true. I love you National geographic photographs... keep shooting  true live..good luck

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