19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dead Goat Polo 12

A Kok Boru game at an altitude of 1900 meters, on a snow-covered field in the shadow of Brown Hill Mountain (2640 meters). The surrounding mountains are camouflaged by thick fog creating a scene reminiscent of a 16th century Flemish winter landscape painting.

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Date Taken: 12.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan
Copyright: © Alain Schroeder