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US-China Today takes a visual trip through Tibet and Xinjiang

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1) Kamba-La Pass in Tibet, one of the highest lakes in the region. Note the small town across the water. By Zachary Franklin  

2) A Tibetan boy lights a candle in one of the mountainside monasteries in Drak Yerpa, Tibet. By Zachary Franklin

3) The morning begins at Drak Yerpa, a monastery in Tibet. The mountainside monastery sits in the right, foreground with the snowcapped hills in the background. By Zachary Franklin

4) On the road to Qomolangma, or Mt. Everest, or Zhumulangma Feng, or 珠穆朗玛峰. By Peter Winter

5) Two young boys return from school in New Tingri, Tibet. By Peter Winter

6) Bagel Boy – Peter Winter
Working hard on the job in Kashgar, Xinjiang.

7) Two women make their way home to Karakul Lake near the base of Muztagh Ata (7546m). The Karakoram Highway heads west from Kashgar through the Tashkurgan Pass on its way to Pakistan. By Peter Winter

8) A building marked for demolition in Urumqi, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

9) A woman gathers water in the early morning at Karakul Lake, west of Kasghar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

10) Two men bide their time in Kashgar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

11) Outside of the Tomb of Abakh Hoja in Kashgar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

12) On top of Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet. By Peter Winter

13) Everest Base Camp, Tibet. By Peter Winter

14) The flight to Lhasa. By Paul Rockower

15) A Tibetan woman spins prayer wheels in Lhasa, Tibet. By Paul Rockower

16) The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. By Paul Rockower

17) In front of Jokhang Temple. Lhasa, Tibet. By Paul Rockower

18) A Tibetan man grins for the camera at Kambala Lake. By Paul Rockower

19) The view from Jokhang Temple. By Paul Rockower

20) Tibetan monks heading up the Potala Palace. By Paul Rockower

21) In the market, Lhasa, Tibet. By Paul Rockower

22) A young Tibetan boy in Lhasa, Tibet. By Paul Rockower

23) The road to Everest. By Paul Rockower

24) A rolling pin shop in Kashgar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

25) Young schoolgirls in Kashgar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

26) At the market in Kashgar, Xinjiang. By Peter Winter

27) Uighur ethnic dancers. By Xing Guoli

28) Lake Kanas near the Altai Mountains, Xinjiang. By Xing Guoli

29) Wucai Tan, Burqin County, Xinjiang. By Xing Guoli
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Post time 2012-2-16 14:05:58 |Display all floors
This post was edited by CVHuan at 2012-2-16 00:06

There needs to be a bunch a skyscrapers and fancy highways just like in East China.
Put out your right arm, hold back your left arm... <(=^.^=);

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