Sand dunes near Dunhuang - a popular playground for Chinese tourists

We found this bizarre. A new four lane highway leads to a car park, souvenir shops and a turnstile into the desert.
Once inside you have the options of camel rides and sledding down the dunes. The dunes were magnificent,
but their majesty was destroyed by how they had been turned into a funfair. We came away saddened by the experience.

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