The Karakoram Highway – Stunning grasslands appear along the Karakoram Highway, with the Tian Shan range behind.
Karakal Lake – A yurt houses a Tajik family along the Karakal Lake.
Flaming Mountains – An old Uyghur village made of the flaming red mud and sand of the Taklamakan Desert.
Tuyoq village – One of the last still inhabited ancient Uyghur villages, with mud homes.
Kashgar Bazaar – Rugs, spices, trinkets and food are all on sale at the bazaar in Kashgar.
Karakul Lake – The jade waters of the Karakul Lake, in Xinjiang.
The Karakul Lake – Otherworldly sand dunes behind Karakul Lake.
Karakul Lake – A vendor sells items beside the Karakul Lake.
Kashgar – A young boy takes a nap beneath a stall selling Uyghur flatbread.
The road to Tashgurkan – A viewing point just before the Karakoram Highway reaches Tashgurkan.
Kashgar livestock market – A man makes samsa -- bread parcels with diced lamb inside -- at the market. The parcels are baked inside a stone oven.
Kashgar – Uzbek figs are sold at the Kashgar bazaar, and by street hawkers around the province.
Kashgar – An Uyghur woman with her family in Kashgar's new Old Town.
Kashgar – Traditional Uyghur instruments on sale at the Kashgar Bazaar.
The Karakoram highway – Children beside a stone Kyrgyz house along the Karakoram Highway.
Kashgar Livestock Market – Kashgar's famously fat-bottomed lambs at the Livestock Market.
Kashgar livestock market – Cattle are chained to a fence, ready to be sold in the Kashgar livestock market.
Opal, near Kashgar – Circular Xinjiang flatbread is sold at the side of the road. It's flavored with onion and sesame.
Turpan – A woman relaxes in front of a vineyard at dusk.
Turpan – A man transports the region's prized seedless grapes.
Kashgar – An Uyghur band perform at one of Xinjiang's many Byzantine-style restaurants.
Karakoram Highway – A collection of yurts along the Karakoram Highway.