Travel Photography Photos tagged as china
In the background he has written on the blackboard in beautiful calligraphy
Frozen Kunming Lake at Summer Palace in Beijing. Behind there is Seventeen-Arch Bridge.
Beautiful and shy
A Bai minority lady who works in a batik factory reflected in a vat of dye.
a shot of Summer Palace in sunset
China Wall near Halls Creek
Karakul Lake by the side of Karakoram Highway on China's part which is the highest paved highway in the world. Karakul Lake is 3600 meters above sea level.
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At Silk Road Castle Square in Tashkorgan, China. The stage background is not of human painting, but nature.
Working to serve refreshment and produce power from Tashkurgan River.
The vast land of Tashkurgan Grassland has become a 'feastland' for horses,
At Silk Road Castle Square, Tashkorgan, which the border city between China and Tajikistan.
Sign post at Silk Road Castle Square in Tashkorgan, China.
Tashkorgan or Tashkurgan means Stone Fortress, Stone Castle. Tashkorgan had served a long history as a major stop along the Silk Road. Ruins of the remaining stone fortress is in the middle left of this picture. The scenery and atmosphere of the grassland below the fortress was nothing but breathtaking.
The view of Pamir Mountains from my car on the way to Karakul along Karakoram Highway, the highest highway in the world. The mountains are snow-capped all year round.
I found an interesting profile on the side of Pamir Mountains along Karakoram Highway. This is the close of it. Don't they look like giant footprint?
Karakul is surrounded by mountains that are snow-capped all year long. Thus, Karakul actually lies beneath a giant valley. However, Karakul is the highest lake on Pamir Plateau. Karakul is at 3600 m altitude.