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A woman dressed in traditional costumes of Mongolian ethnic group poses during the opening ceremony of the 2nd Ordos International Nadam Fair in Ordos City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 27, 2012. Nadam, meaning entertainment and playing in Mongolian language, is a folk festival of the Mongolian ethnic group. The eight-day fair in Ordos consists of art, cultural and trade activities as well as sports competitions, including horse-racing and Mongolian-style wrestling

2nd Ordos Int'l Nadam Fair opens in China's Inner Mongolia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

2nd Ordos Int'l Nadam Fair opens in China's Inner Mongolia---Nadam, meaning entertainment and playing in Mongolian language, is a folk festival of the Mongolian ethnic group. The eight-day fair in Ordos consists of art, cultural and trade activities as well as sports competitions, including horse-racing and Mongolian-style wrestling.

Boy in a kilt HE IS SO CUTE <3 look at him laugh

Boy in a kilt HE IS SO CUTE <3 look at him laugh

Omlijsting door muur

Omlijsting door muur

Carnival of Venice, Italy

Mask 4

Carnival of Venice, Italy

"A Highlander in full regalia is an impressive sight-any Highlander, no matter how old, ill-favored, or crabbed in appearance. A tall, straight-bodied, and by no means ill-favored young Highlander at close range is breath-taking.' from Outlander...

"A Highlander in full regalia is an impressive sight-any Highlander, no matter how old, ill-favored, or crabbed in appearance. A tall, straight-bodied, and by no means ill-favored young Highlander at close range is breath-taking.' from Outlander...

Lord and Lady Ninian Crichton-Stuart, wedding portrait by Lafayette, 1906.

Lord and Lady Ninian Crichton-Stuart, wedding portrait by Lafayette, 1906.

Stirling 2007 - Highland Fling 4

Stirling 2007 - Highland Fling 4

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Sluier

Sluier

folkthings:  Big brother teaching baby sister to dance. - Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

Bjerkem

Kvinnebunad fra Nord-Trøndelag

Africa | Tuareg man. Niger. | ©Sergio Pessolano

N 06-24 by Sergio Pessolano

Africa | Tuareg man. Niger. | ©Sergio Pessolano

Empress Eugenie of France -1860

Stitches Of The Past

I was beyond excited when I found out this month's theme day at school was 1950's. Totally up my alley and I'd just been waiting for my day to shine. :p I mentally examined my 'vintage' wardrobe. Nothing popped out as something I would be interested wearing. lol Yeah that's me.... I recalled this adorable dress I'd found on pinterest some months ago. After some voting and digging I decided to go ahead and try my hand at it and found the perfect springy/summerish material. Cute right?! I used…