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HAIR POWER

By on November 1, 2011 in Culture Category

Personal appearance is a big deal for many of us, and one of the defining factors of a person’s appearance is their hair.
Having well-groomed hair is not a trend that is exclusive to modern civilization. For thousands of years, hair has played a highly important role in society.

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MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

This is the second article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.

The renowned Esther Jacobson-Tepfer is the cultural instructor for the upcoming workshop. Discover how Esther made her way from Boston to the petroglyph-studded steppes of Mongolia’s Altai Mountains.

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MONGOLIA’S ALTAI MOUNTAINS

Considered to be one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth, Mongolia’s Altai Sayan Ecoregion touches the edges of Kazakstain and China. A region of unparalleled beauty, the Altai is also an archaeological treasure-box. Exquisite petroglyphs remain virtually undiscovered and provide a stunning pictorial record of prehistory.

In 2012, Tusker Trail led an archaeology & photography workshop through the untamed Altai region that is unlike any trip on Earth.

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HOLY CANNIBALISM

The Aghori tribe in Northern India are self-proclaimed holy men – holy men who embrace some decidedly unholy things.

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THE LOOM AND THE CROSS

If the world is shrinking, consider what hasn’t changed in Chimayo, New Mexico.

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