Silk Road - Kashgar - statue of Mao
Kashgar, a city-oasis in Xinjiang. The crossroads of many routes that cross the Taklamakan desert. Nearby passed one of the major silk routes; it is the terminus of the Karakoran Highway (KKH), that stops in Islamabad (Pakistan) passing through the legendary Khunjerab Pass. - See the Silk Road map with a complete picture set.

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Immagini e impressioni | Beirut, antichi splendori e recenti ferite | Libano | Siria e Giordania; da Aleppo ad Aqaba | Aleppo | L'antica cittą armena di Ani | San Simeone | Cittą Morte della Siria Serjilla | Palmyra (Tadmur), la cittą delle mille colonne | Damasco | Bosra | Jerash, l'antica Gerasa | Gerusalemme dentro e fuori le mura | Marrakesh, da Churchill a Yves Saint Laurent | Petra | Wadi Rum | Il fascino discreto del Cairo | Cina | Cina-Pakistan: la via della seta | The Ancient Silk Route | Iran | Etiopia | Ethiopia, along the historic route | Dancalia e Tigrai | Egitto, deserto occidentale | Egypt, the western desert | Sudan | Cina del Nord