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A camel caravan line travels along the dunes of the Taklamakan Desert outside the town of Kashgar, in China’s Xinjiang province. Kashgar is historically known as the “Pearl of the Silk Road” trading route on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China.

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Shadows of caravans line the dunes of the Taklamakan Desert outside the town of Kashgar, in China’s Xinjiang province. Kashgar is historically known as the “Pearl of the Silk Road” trading route on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China.

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A camel in the Taklamakan Desert outside the town of Kashgar, in China’s Xinjiang province. Kashgar is historically known as the “Pearl of the Silk Road” trading route on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China.

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Uighur men ride a donkey cart along a street lined with poplar trees outside the town of Kashgar, in China’s Xinjiang province. Kashgar is historically known as the ‘Pearl of the Silk Road’ trading route and is on the border Kyrgyzstan and China.

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A donkey pulls a cart down a portion of the Silk Road in East Asia. In the ancient world, traders carried ideas and beliefs along the historic Silk Road.

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View of a Turkish city in Central Asia.

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A shepherd escorts his cattle down a highway connecting Kyrgyzstan and China in the same area known as the historic Silk Road trading route.

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A straight and dusty road leads to the Torugart Pass that separates China and Kyrgyzstan, in the area known as the historic Silk Road trading route.

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Trucks bringing goods from China to Kyrgyzstan are stalled at the Torugart Pass border crossing, in the area known as the historic Silk Road trading route.

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A historic caravanserai, or traveling hotel, that served traders along the historic Silk Road route many centuries before, still stands as as a historical monument against a harsh landscape in the Tash Rabat Valley that separates Kyrgyzstan from China.

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Chickens look for food on a farm in Kyrgyzstan.

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Kyrgyz yurt patterns line the foreground of mountain peaks that rise to create a harsh border along the historic Silk Road trading route between Kyrgyzstan and China, in the Tash Rabat Valley. Yurts are traditional houses where many people in Central Asia live.

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A shepherd boy sits in the doorway of his home, called a yurt, in the Tash Rabat Valley that separates Kyrgyzstan and China.

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A historic caravanserai, or traveling hotel, that served traders along the historic Silk Road route many centuries before, still stands as as a historical monument. It is surrounded by a harsh landscape in the Tash Rabat Valley that separates Kyrgyzstan from China.

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A historic caravanserai, or traveling hotel, that served traders along the historic Silk Road route many centuries before, still stands as as a historical monument. It is surrounded by a harsh landscape in the Tash Rabat Valley that separates Kyrgyzstan from China.

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A traveller on horseback rides along the historic Silk Road in Kochkor, Kyrgyzstan.

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A shepherd rides his horse through the barren landscape between Krygyzstan and China in the area known as the historic Silk Road trading route.

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A shepherd herds his sheep and goats through the barren landscape between Krygyzstan and China in the area known as the historic Silk Road trading route.

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Mountains in Kyrgyzstan along the Silk Road trade route.

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