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ACROSS CHINA ON THE SILK ROAD                          A Sierra Club Trip                           September 2012
From the eastend of theGreat Wall
To where it fades into the    western desert
Our Group
What’s the silk road?
Map          UrumqiKashgar                                    Beijing                   Dunhaung                       Jia...
Xi’an – the home of the TerraCotta Warriors
Big WildGoosePagoda(yr 647)
And spectacular TangDynasty art (yr 618-907)
Lanzhou onthe YellowRiver
BinglingsiGrottoes
The Gobi
Remnants of the Han Dynasty GreatWall (c 100 BC)
ProcessImprovement
Solar Powered Prayer Wheel
Xian
Dunhuang
TheMagaoCaves
The Edge ofthe Civilization
Map              Urumqi                        GobiKashgar                Dunhaung      Taklamakan      Desert
Kashgar and the UighurPeople
minarets
Kashgar’s Old City
The UighurPeople
And Othercentralasiancultures –TajikKyrgyzUzbekEtc.
The Sunday Animal Market
The KarakorumHighway
Lake karakul (11,000 ft)and Mustagh ata
The End!
Map          UrumqiKashgar                                    Beijing                   Dunhaung                       Jia...
Across China on the Silk Road 2012
Across China on the Silk Road 2012
Across China on the Silk Road 2012
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Across China on the Silk Road 2012
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Across China on the Silk Road 2012
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Across China on the Silk Road 2012
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Across China on the Silk Road 2012
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Across China on the Silk Road 2012

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A 2012 trip along the ancient Silk Road route in northwest China. This trip was sponsored by the Sierra Club.

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Across China on the Silk Road 2012

  1. 1. ACROSS CHINA ON THE SILK ROAD A Sierra Club Trip September 2012
  2. 2. From the eastend of theGreat Wall
  3. 3. To where it fades into the western desert
  4. 4. Our Group
  5. 5. What’s the silk road?
  6. 6. Map UrumqiKashgar Beijing Dunhaung Jiayuguan Lanzhou Xi’an
  7. 7. Xi’an – the home of the TerraCotta Warriors
  8. 8. Big WildGoosePagoda(yr 647)
  9. 9. And spectacular TangDynasty art (yr 618-907)
  10. 10. Lanzhou onthe YellowRiver
  11. 11. BinglingsiGrottoes
  12. 12. The Gobi
  13. 13. Remnants of the Han Dynasty GreatWall (c 100 BC)
  14. 14. ProcessImprovement
  15. 15. Solar Powered Prayer Wheel
  16. 16. Xian
  17. 17. Dunhuang
  18. 18. TheMagaoCaves
  19. 19. The Edge ofthe Civilization
  20. 20. Map Urumqi GobiKashgar Dunhaung Taklamakan Desert
  21. 21. Kashgar and the UighurPeople
  22. 22. minarets
  23. 23. Kashgar’s Old City
  24. 24. The UighurPeople
  25. 25. And Othercentralasiancultures –TajikKyrgyzUzbekEtc.
  26. 26. The Sunday Animal Market
  27. 27. The KarakorumHighway
  28. 28. Lake karakul (11,000 ft)and Mustagh ata
  29. 29. The End!
  30. 30. Map UrumqiKashgar Beijing Dunhaung Jiayuguan Lanzhou Xi’an

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