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Field of fishing nets

Traditional methods of aquaculture are practiced near Xiamen in Fujian Province. China claims a 5,500-year history of fish cultivation,…

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Horses grazing by the Karakul

Though its name translates as “black lake,” the Karakul has waters that vary in shades of blue and green…

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Doing business in Kashgar

Two traders bargain over livestock at the market in China’s westernmost city, an oasis town that sits near the…

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A herd's passage

A flock of sheep passes through an opening in the Great Wall in Xiakou township, Hebei Province. While the…

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A herd’s passage

A flock of sheep passes through an opening in the Great Wall in Xiakou township, Hebei Province. While the…

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A village parade

Traditional costumes and music ring in the Chinese New Year in Laozhuang in Gansu Province. Also known as the…

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Fortress on the Great Wall

The Jiayuguan Fortress was built at the western edge of the Great Wall during the early Ming dynasty to…

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Archers on the wall

Tourists pose with bows and arrows on the Great Wall at Jiayuguan in Gansu Province, which marks the 5,500-mile…

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Jumping the fire

Two girls leap over flames to ward off bad luck during the Lantern Festival, which marks the end of…

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Making bricks for the wall

At a kiln near the city of Tianjin, laborers gather cooled bricks to be used for the restoration of…

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Home in the wall

Wang Yulian and his wife, Wang Youshen, inhabit a sturdy but poorly ventilated “house cave” (yaodong) built directly into…

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Wild wall

This stretch of the Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall provides a view of it without the restoration and…

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Wine on the wall

Along the Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall, Western expatriates attend a wine-tasting dinner organized by a California vineyard….

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Street food in a border town

Diners eat behind nets at an informal establishment near the Chinese border with North Korea in Liaoning Province. Vendors…

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Long-distance train ride

A passenger takes in the passing scenery as others rest in the “hard-seat” sleeping car of the train that…

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