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Crescent Moon Lake

An Oasis in the desert

October 1st 2015
Dunhuang city is not very much appealing if it was not for the stunning sights you can discover around it. I arrived there after a long trip by train from Langzhou. One of those stunning and marvellous places is the so called Crescent Moon Lake. The Crescent Moon Lake is a beautiful oasis in the desert, surrounded by numerous sand dunes. I was awestruck by the size of those sund dunes that reach ... read more
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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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4th March 2018

Nature vs Tourism
My first thought when I saw this photo was 'it's so sad that they've over-developed this stunning natural phenomenon' :( But I suppose we should be grateful there aren't a block of hotels surrounding it...yet! :)
5th March 2018

Nature vs Tourism
Hello Ren, you said that "not yet" but soon the missionaries of materialism and economic well being will arrive there as well. Thanks for your great comment really appreciate!! Take care

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