Total Eclipse - Diamond Ring
At the end of the eclipse, the sun peeks out at the bottom edge, creating the famous "diamond ring" effect
Total Eclipse - Prominences
A short exposure during mid-eclipse shows red solar prominences around the rim
The corona shines brilliantly during the middle of the eclipse
Hunza Valley Farm
A farm sits on the edge of the Hunza River
Karimabad Rooftops 1
Terra Cotta Warriors
This is one of the display galleries for the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian. It's about the size of a 747 hangar. Nobody knows for sure how many statues were buried, but according to current estimates this is probably about 10% of them.
Fresh meat for sale in the village market.
Music Store, Kashgar Market
This gentlemen entertained us with masterfully played folk tunes. Not sure what the instrument is called.
Uigar Children 2
Uigar boys pose enthusiastically for their picture
A Uigar welder working this craft