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Very interesting to see but certainly doesnt take more than half hour of your time. Sadly the best photos would probably be from the dune that is roped off and you cant go. You can still get some photos from the other dune but not...More
I can just imagine what it was like when it was isolated and still in its original condition.
It has been rebuilt as with a lot of sites in China due to the cultural revolution. It's beautiful and has a peaceful feel to it. It...More
This is the first time I walked on the sand , rid camel on desert. The Moon pool is amazing. It's a pity that I only had half day in the park. It's better to stay several hours in the morning and return around evening...More
This is just on the edge of Dunhuang and has been turned into a theme park with camel rides, sand dune slides, special coverings for your shoes to keep the sand out for a fee (you never walk on the sand because of the board...More
The crescent shape is easy to see and the temple provides an excellent setting, even though it was (re-)built relatively recently.... its amazing how destructive the cultural revolution actually was! The new building is at least a replica of the original and this is where...More
Highly recommend to visit this at least two times, one in the early morning and one in the late evening; enter the park before 7am to ride the camel to view the sunrise, and then enter around 6pm to view the sunset from the top...More
This is one of the oasis along the Silk Road,the name comes from the shape like a half moon
Thanks to the barricade imposed by the xinjiang authority, the outer half of the lake is closed off,otherwise it will be filled by people again
This is a very popular place among Chinese tourist. When I was there, it was packed with Chinese tourist. The lake is not far from the entrance. But many tourist take a long camel ride to an area that is near to the lake. There...More