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A wide marble pedestrian walkway in Turpan. The gleaming floor is spotless and above this cool walkway are grapes and vines giving shade to those who stroll along this quiet path.

A wide marble pedestrian walkway in Turpan. The gleaming floor is spotless and above this cool walkway are grapes and vines giving shade to those who stroll along this quiet path.

Turpan grapes

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Date Taken // 01-01-1970 00:00
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Typical of the oasis villages, this is someone's home, built over one of many carefully constructed waterways which channel water from the mountains, overland to the villages. Were it not for the mountains and their snow melt, these oasis town would not exist.