Silkroad Watchtower Ruin

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
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“The ruins of an ancient Chinese watchtower from the Han Dynasty (202 BC to 220 AD), located along what was the old line of rammed-earth fortifications in Dunhuang, Gansu province, China, that once stretched from the Hexi Corridor (in Gansu) to the Tarim Basin (in modern Xinjiang).” 3457×2304 [image source 2010-01-20,_263,_Watchtower_In_The_Morning_Light,_Dunhuang,_Gansu_Province.jpg ]

Dunhuang has Singing sand. To hear it, see this video:

“Singing Sand Dunes” (National Geographic)