With my kit pushed in on all sides I filmed the whole way throuhh the descent to distract myself from fear. I don’t like confined spaces.
I was commissioned over two trips to do a series of video portraits of the Mongolian Olympic team and also the building of a hyper-mine of gold and copper. I was desperate to use any spare time to see what I could of Mongolia. These pictures are what I could grab on my journey, from Ulaanbataar by prop plane to the Gobi, and then off-road to the border with China.
I’d also heard there was a wild place called the Coal Road and spent some time convincing my driver to take me there.
The coal road feels like a cross between Mad Max and Dune. More to follow...