July 11. The spectators and non-contestant participants at the Naadam Festival made for lots of good pictures.
A young girl at the early morning ceremonies in Sukhbaatar Square.
Umbrellas in the stadium when the drizzle intensified briefly.
The Mongolian Olympic team.
Good-looking young people in historical costumes.
The crew that cleaned up after the horses got enthusiastic applause.
In the area around the stadium, vendors sold the usual kinds of food, drink, and trinkets. We took the opportunity to sample some fermented mare's milk: a little bit of barnyard taste, but not bad.
Water bumper cars looked like fun on a hot day.
A family relaxing.
Some women took the opportunity to show off their fancy suits and high heels.
Back near Sukhbaatar Square.