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crossing the Jungar desert

these are wild horses. they are an endangered species - there are only a few hundreds of these in the wild and it is very rare to see them
crossing the desert and ending up in Siberia

June 9th 2006
Hi all this week we took a long and hard drive up to the north of Xinjiang (look at the map). it is a very unique area in the boarder of china, Russia and Mongolia because it is the only place in China that have a Siberian taiga Eco-system. . the park is not so new but the tourist infrastructure is all from the past year. it is mainly built for Chinese tourists and we saw no Western peopl ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Lake Kanas

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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