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Mongolian Nomads' Spring Migration-Photographer Timothy Allen

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Mongolian Nomads' Spring Migration-Photographer Timothy Allen

  1. 1. These incredible photographs show the harsh reality of life in remote Mongolia through the eyes of a family embarking on a gruelling spring migration. Hundreds of Kazakhs brave temperatures of -40C between February and April each year as they make the 100-mile trek across the Altai mountains in western Mongolia. Photographer Timothy Allen captured these stunning pictures after linking up with a family - Shohan and his wife Perna - who move six times a year between seasonal camps in Bayan Ulgii Province.
  2. 2. Sub-zero: Families face temperatures as low as -40C as they make the 100- mile migration across the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia
  3. 3. Gruelling: These stunning pictures show the he harsh reality of life in remote Mongolia through the eyes of a family embarking on a spring migration
  4. 4. Sustenance: Kazakhs are famous for hunting with eagles and embark on yearly migrations with their animals. A family is pictured at meal time.
  5. 5. The big freeze: Kazakh families have to wrap up and cover their faces with temperatures often dropping as low as -40C during the trek.
  6. 6. Hard work: Along with 200 families, the Kazakhs also brought around a thousand animals including yak, camels, goats and eagles on their migration, western Mongolia.
  7. 7. Another of Tim Allen's stunning pictures shows Kazakhs moving their sheep and cattle across the mountains of western Mongolia.
  8. 8. Dinner time: A young Kazakh girl, with her family in the background, finishes off her bowl of broth during the migration across the Altai Mountains.
  9. 9. A Mongolian family pose for photographs as they prepare to tuck into a celebratory feast in their home in a remote part of Mongolia.
  10. 10. A Kazakh prepares for the gruelling migration by wrapping up one of their famous hunting eagles in an orange towel .
  11. 11. Braving the elements: Up to 200 families battle harsh sub-zero conditions as they make their way across the mountains.
  12. 12. 14-MAYO-2016

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