May 16, 2019

Gansu Part Two

Gahai, “the little sea”, a summer resort for birds.

Including the black-necked crane.

Zhagana village.

Guozhuangwu, “circle dance”.

Mount Jifeng, “the mountain shaped like a rooster’s comb”.

Mount Maiji, “the mountain shaped like a wheat stalk”.

221 caves have been carved out of the cliff, containing Buddha statues and murals.

Mount Kongdong, where Taoist priests have been coming to cultivate spiritual enlightenment and seek immortality since the Tang Dynasty.

Wushaoling, the starting point of the Hexi Corridor.

Liangzhou drums.

The grotto of Mati Temple.

The earliest Buddha statues here were made over 1,600 years ago.

Rainbow-coloured Danxia landform.

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