Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang  The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan, is a desert in Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. As one of the largest sand deserts in the world, the Taklimakan Desert covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers.It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north. It is crossed at its northern and at its southern edge by two branches of the Silk…

Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan, is a desert in Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. As one of the largest sand deserts in the world, the Taklimakan Desert covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers.It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north. It is crossed at its northern and at its southern edge by two branches of the Silk…

Desert Traveller - A Uyghur man travelling with his camels in Taklamakan desert, 2nd largest desert in the world, located in southern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

Desert Traveller - A Uyghur man travelling with his camels in Taklamakan desert, 2nd largest desert in the world, located in southern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

An artist depicts what a Celtic mummy found in China may have looked like thousands of years ago on the ancient silk road. Hundreds of ancient Europeans were lost in the Taklamakan Desert in the region of Xinjiang, western China. The woman pictured was accompanied by the mummy of a reddish brown haired Celtic man with a ginger beard. He was buried wearing a red twill tunic and tartan leggings. The woman's face was painted with curling designs presumed for burial.

An artist depicts what a Celtic mummy found in China may have looked like thousands of years ago on the ancient silk road. Hundreds of ancient Europeans were lost in the Taklamakan Desert in the region of Xinjiang, western China. The woman pictured was accompanied by the mummy of a reddish brown haired Celtic man with a ginger beard. He was buried wearing a red twill tunic and tartan leggings. The woman's face was painted with curling designs presumed for burial.

Buddhist stupa of Gaochang ruins; Gaochang is the site of an ancient oasis city built on the northern rim of the inhospitable Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang, China. #JetsetterCurator #SilkRoad

Buddhist stupa of Gaochang ruins; Gaochang is the site of an ancient oasis city built on the northern rim of the inhospitable Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang, China. #JetsetterCurator #SilkRoad

Taklamakan desert, in China - The Green Belt Along The World's Longest Desert Highway

Taklamakan desert, in China - The Green Belt Along The World's Longest Desert Highway

Taklamakan Desert, China  - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com

Taklamakan Desert, China - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com

Family Praying At Imam Asim Tomb In The Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

Family Praying At Imam Asim Tomb In The Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

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