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Marching across the Sands of the Takalaman without fear
The Let's Not Guide to the Takalaman Desert

July 26th 2010
Dear all, In similar recurrence to our adventures in the high Pamirs, we have ventured to remotest China. A note; Remotest China: Instead of there being lots of overpopulated villages in between the vast metropolises there are vast tracts of inhospitable lands. One such tract is the Taklamakan Desert, which I suppose like all blogs on such a place I feel a necessity to tell you that it, i ... read more
Asia » China » Gansu » Dunhuang

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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