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Photo by Kellie Kvern


Borts hang out to dry before winter.
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.  
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Photo by Michael A. Parks


Borts for breakfast
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Michael A. Parks


Orag
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Michael A. Parks


A few of the Eastern Steppe's white-tailed gazelle. Along with American wildlife biologist Kirk Olson, Dondug once saw a herd of 250,000.
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Brandt Miller


The calving season begins.
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Brandt Miller


Herders gather baby animals for castration.
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Michael A. Parks


The Eastern Steppe and Dondug's van, from White Mountain
Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.
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Photo by Michael A. Parks

Our translator, Sergee, with the fish of the steppe

Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.  
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Photo by Michael A. Parks

Making the year's first milk products

Michael A. Parks finds himself
Tasting History in Mongolian Spring
as he journeys across the country's grasslands.