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Dancer at Karakul Lake, Xinjiang
Submitted: Jul 28, '09
Great Travel Moment
We took a public bus from Kashgar/ Northwest China to Pakistan along the Karakoram Highway. At Karakul Lake we hopped off and pitched our tent across the lake from Kirghiz Yurts, Tajik herdsmen, Chinese tourists and grazing camels. When we got back to the road a few days later this group of singers and dancers were shooting a music video. The awe-inspiring scenery of the Pamir plateau offered a magnificent backdrop. We almost missed the bus watching the dancers...