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China - Karakul Lake

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  • Yurt by Karakul Lake
  • Yurt by Karakul Lake
  • Yurt by Karakul Lake
  • Yurt by Karakul Lake
  • Kyrgyz women preparing to sell to tourists
  • Camels by the lake
  • Life by the lake
  • Kyrgyz woman
  • Inside a yurt
  • Kyrgyz woman outside yurt
  • Kyrgyz girl
  • Young traders at Karakul Lake
  • Livestock being herded by the lake
  • Livestock by the lake
  • Kyrgyz bazaar
  • Waitresses in a Tashkorgan restaurant
  • Two Tajik women on the streets of Tashkorgan
  • Two children with goats milk
  • Two children with goats milk
  • Children of Karakul Lake
  • Girl from Karakul Lake
  • Kyrgyz woman with colourful head scarf
  • Snow covered mountains along the Karakoram Highway
  • Landscape along the Karakoram Highway
  • Decorated yurt doorway
  • Young shepherd girl with one of her cows
  • Kyrgyz girl in doorway
  • Children of Karakul Lake
  • Children of Karakul Lake
  • Children of Karakul Lake
  • Children of Karakul Lake
  • Stove with airan
  • People herd livestock with Mustagh Ata backdrop
  • Concrete yurts
  • Kyrgyz man with traditional kalpak
  • Ruins of the ancient stone city

Kyrgyz women sit outside their yurt, by Karakul Lake. Kunlun mountains in the background. What a place to live!?

On the road to Tashkorgan, Xinjiang, China.
[Photographer: Jonathan E Tyrrell]

Women sitting outside yurt by Karakul Lake