August 10, 2012

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Photograph by Vincent Bonnin, My Shot

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In the wild territories of south Kyrgyzstan, not far from the legendary high-altitude Torugart Pass, lies the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. A true reminder of the glorious Silk Road history of travels pictured here on a clear morning sunlight.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I like to have a few strong landscapes in the mix every month. The location itself is of course beautiful, but the photograph also conveys the beauty of the Tash Rabat Caravanserai nestled among the velvety brown hills. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Sanzhar Kypchak
Sanzhar Kypchak

Who wants to vısıt my homeland! I wıll be proud to present the colour of the beauty of my country! vısıt my facebook group Department of the Nomad!

nena nena
nena nena

The Great Silk road as a trading route appeared in the third century B.C. and existed until the 16th century.The Great Silk Road was one of the most significant achievements in the history of World civilization. it has many good sights to see. i will plan to visit it after my  tour.

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