A Kirghiz boy shows tourists around Karakul Lake in Xinjiang China. Karakul Lake is 3,600 meters above sea level, near the junction of the Pamir Mountains, Tian Shan and Kunlun Shan mountain ranges, some 190 kilometers from Kashgar toward the Pakistan border. Traditionally, the Kirghiz people herded livestock and were a nomadic people, however, many are now catering to the large numbers of tourists during the summer season. (image by Katie Hayes Luke)
A Kirghiz boy shows tourists around Karakul Lake in Xinjiang China. Karakul Lake is 3,600 meters above sea level, near the junction of the Pamir Mountains, Tian Shan and Kunlun Shan mountain ranges, some 190 kilometers from Kashgar toward the Pakistan border. Traditionally, the Kirghiz people herded livestock and were a nomadic people, however, many are now catering to the large numbers of tourists during the summer season.
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