As if you needed any more reasons to hop on a flight to Mongolia and attend the next Naadam festival…

When this guy dazzled everyone around him with his concentration and accuracy:

Archer shooting an arrow at the Mongolian Naadam Festival

When the ladies took the stage and showed us what girl power means in Mongolia:

Women competing in the Naadam archery competition in Mongolia

When this old guy showed off his collection of medals and made everyone wonder how he got them:

Mongolian men with medals at Naadam

When the Mongolian mafia rode into town à la Blazing Saddles with cellphones:

Mongolian mafia at naadam

When this guy made wearing hats awesome again:

Man wearing hat in Mongolia at Naadam

When it started drizzling and a sea of umbrellas appeared:

stadium at naadam ulaanbaatar

When these parents tied the most adorable toddler ever to a horse and redefined cuteness:

two little kids on a horse in mongolia

When these three kiddos made competing in two hour long horse races look easy:

Horse racers in Mongolia at Naadam

When the wrestling started to get intense and sweaty:

wrestling at naadam in mongolia

And when this wrestler showed his butt off to the amazed crowd:

wrestlers butt at naadam, mongolia

About The Author

Tiffany is a Swiss travel writer, digital nomad, and photographer, who, after a fateful journey through Africa, has decided to get her passport renewed, sell all her junk, and live out of a suitcase in various corners of the world, as well as share the experiences with other travel enthusiasts. This blog is intended to inspire you to pack your bags, leave everything behind for a while, and make you go discover the world. Check her out on .

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