Rare Look Into Kazakh Nomads’ Epic Migration

BarcroftTVPublished: November 30, 2016Updated: December 1, 201615 views
Published: November 30, 2016Updated: December 1, 2016

Follow these nomadic families across the brutal landscape of Mongolia as they move their entire lives 150km through the mountains. Largely based in Western Mongolia, Kazakhs are a nomadic people who brave blizzards, extreme hot and cold weather and rocky mountain paths several times a year when they move between their seasonal homes.Videographer and photographer Joel Santos ventured to Mongolia’s Altai mountain range twice to shadow families - who have never let an outsider into their camps - as they made the breathtaking journey between seasonal homes.

Videographer / director: Joel Santos
Producer: Hannah Stevens, Nick Johnson
Editor: Joshua Douglas, Marcus Cooper

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