A horse herder adjusts the solar panel to his ger, the round wood and felt tent. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A horse herder adjusts the solar panel to his ger, the round wood and felt tent.

Independent miners' encampment. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Independent miners' encampment.

The processing plant at the Erdenet copper mine. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
The processing plant at the Erdenet copper mine.

The stock exchange is open for only 1 hour each work day, Ulaanbaatar. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
The stock exchange is open for only 1 hour each work day, Ulaanbaatar.

A cameraman shoots models on a set-up shopping-spree, ending at the Zaisan Monument, a popular tourist destination, to promote a new shopping mall in Ulaanbaatar. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A cameraman shoots models on a set-up shopping-spree, ending at the Zaisan Monument, a popular tourist destination, to promote a new shopping mall in Ulaanbaatar.

A large electronic display in front of the State Department Store.  : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A large electronic display in front of the State Department Store.

Ulaanbaatar skyline. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Ulaanbaatar skyline.

A boy takes a ride in an amusement park near a Buddhist monument. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A boy takes a ride in an amusement park near a Buddhist monument.

The nightclub Metropolis features western style trance music. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
The nightclub Metropolis features western style trance music.

Families at the Wedding Palace : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Families at the Wedding Palace

Guests at a wedding reception. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Guests at a wedding reception.

Alcohol abuse remains a major problem in Mongolia. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Alcohol abuse remains a major problem in Mongolia.

A teenager stands inside a prison cell. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A teenager stands inside a prison cell.

The new Louis Vuitton store, opened in October 2009, is the first luxury retailer in the country : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
The new Louis Vuitton store, opened in October 2009, is the first luxury retailer in the country

An official videotapes a demonstration of emergency services in front of the State Department Store. Ulaanbaatar. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
An official videotapes a demonstration of emergency services in front of the State Department Store. Ulaanbaatar.

Musicians rest after a military funeral. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Musicians rest after a military funeral.

Swimmers cool off in the polluted Tuul River, which flows through the capital. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Swimmers cool off in the polluted Tuul River, which flows through the capital.

A woman shops for sunglasses at the mall in Ulaanbaatar. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A woman shops for sunglasses at the mall in Ulaanbaatar.

Passengers ride the bus to Arvaykheer, a city in the central part of the country. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Passengers ride the bus to Arvaykheer, a city in the central part of the country.

Teenagers play videogames in an apartment in Ulaanbaatar. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Teenagers play videogames in an apartment in Ulaanbaatar.

Fitness Center. Oyu Tolgoi Gold and Copper Mine. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Fitness Center. Oyu Tolgoi Gold and Copper Mine.

A man walks past a building under construction in the capital. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
A man walks past a building under construction in the capital.

 : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486

 : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486

Backstage at a cashmere fashion show. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Backstage at a cashmere fashion show.

 : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486

Two women walk along Peace Avenue in Ulaanbaatar, handing out promotional perfume samples. : Mongolia: Golden Promises 	 : Timothy Fadek :: Photographer :: New York +1 646 450 5880 :: Berlin +49 170 116 1486
Two women walk along Peace Avenue in Ulaanbaatar, handing out promotional perfume samples.