August 8 2015 — Dunhuang, Gansu Province
The cold winds shriek out of the Himalayan Plateau and warm as they howl across the western deserts. When they wail across the golden dunes of Dunhuang, the sands sing. 1,084 more words
August 7 — Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province
We have bowed before The Dolphin and looked upon his heavenly kingdom.
Like Buddhist pilgrims, we twisted through Jiayuguan’s broad, empty avenues with no sure destination, assured in the knowledge that we’d know what we were looking for when we found it. 635 more words