1978 Photo Contest, Color Picture, 1st prize

Vincent Mentzel

NRC Handelsblad

01 May, 1977

Mongolian soldier and horse during a training to fight potential enemies on the steppe of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region within the People's Republic of China. In May 1977, Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands visited China. The official program also included a visit to Inner Mongolia, which had only recently been opened up to foreign visitors

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Vincent Mentzel

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