Gansu Province, China
Travels across the breadth of Gansu Province, west to east, and south to Qinghai Province. Digital. Reprocessed 2017-2018.
Dunhuang Sand Mountain
The contrast of the impact of water and lack thereof is startling.
Drifts of sand dunes mirroring the drifts of the sky above.
Two figures stand below a dramatic sunrise over the desert.
Dry River Road
Taken from above on a railroad bridge, the river beneath clearly dry.
The Great Desert Railroad
In the land of drying corn cobs in the open air, such billboards could be seen.
Spines of Danxia
The Danxia Landform near Zhangye.
Qilianshan Sandstone Cliffs
(Second Place Winner for Stamford Photography Club October 2017 Competition.)
With a view on the Qilianshan Mountain Range in the distance.
The City King and Their Entourage
A common occurence - tourists and natives intermingle on the road to Qinghai Lake.
Big Sky Serenity
Late afternoon sun shines on the temple mount in the heart of the Qilianshan Range.
The Tibetan language graces this monument on the shore of Qinghai Lake, elevation 3,600 meters above sea level.
High Steppe Shepharding
Sheep tend to themselves on the shores of Qinghai Lake.
Qinghai Lake Sunset
Pitching a tent overnight on a lake thousands of meters above sea level sounds romantic, but be prepared for the gusty wind at night in which you fear you will take flight with your tent as your wingmate.