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11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
After arriving in the pitch black and sleeping in a yurt, I awoke early the next morning to this spectacular scene in rugged but beautiful Xinjiang, China.

After arriving in the pitch black and sleeping in a yurt, I awoke early the next morning to this spectacular scene in rugged but beautiful Xinjiang, China.

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Date Taken: 06.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2013
Photo Location: Tajikistan
Copyright: © Caroline Gutman