In the Gobi Desert


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Images of the Gobi Desert outside of Dunhuang, China. The local government has turned the desert into a tremendous draw for tourists, a consequence of which is strict rules of environmental preservation. Access to the sands is tightly controlled, though locals whose traditions involve use of the dunes, such as in the cemetery shown above, are allowed to carry on with their customs.

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