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Heritage conservation in China: why ‘Daughter of Dunhuang’ devoted her life to keeping Buddhist caves and relics alive

Unveiling beauty of Dahaidao, a landmark section along the ancient #SilkRoad  dating back to Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) that linked Dunhuang-Hami-Turpan in NW China's #Xinjiang . #AmazingChina 

The Dunhuang Chinese star chart is the earliest known map of the night sky. Produced in central China around 700CE, it shows over 1,300 stars visible to the naked eye via britishlibrary #art  #photography 

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Dried-up lake in Dunhuang springs back to life! Thanks to a local water conservancy project, water has reappeared after 300 years in Haraqi Lake, Dunhuang city, NW China's Gansu Province

The return of the world's last truly wild horse! Population of the endangered Przewalski's horse rises to 65 in Dunhuang, NW China's Gansu province. Take a peek at this beauty...

What a miraculous wonder! Dried-up lake reappears at Dunhuang in NW China's Gansu Gobi Desert after more than 300 years.

Halaqi Lake, which had dried up for nearly 300 years, is blue again thanks to years of ecological treatment in Dunhuang, NW China’s Gansu province. Now, the 5-sq-km lake is a paradise for vegetation and wild animals.

A lake that had been dried up for more than 300 years is reborn in the Dunhuang Oasis region in Dunhuang City, northwest China's Gansu Province🌊

The Mogao Grottoes in NW China's Dunhuang is home to a collection of Buddhist artwork in 735 caves carved along a cliff by ancient worshipers. Now, China plans to nurture more talents in Dunhuang studie:

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12,000 mirrors! A "super mirror power plant" in Dunhuang, China runs at full capacity this summer

Meet China's first 100-megawatt molten salt tower #solar  thermal power station in Dunhuang, Gansu, which has the world's tallest endothermic tower at 260m and can generate 390 million kilowatt-hours annually

Beacon tower, vintage caves, Gobi Desert. Join us for a visit to China's Dunhuang, a major hub on the ancient Silk Road. #BeltandRoad 

For those starry-eyed about a new hobby this #newyear : the Dunhuang Chinese star chart is the earliest known map of the night sky. Produced in central China around 700CE, it shows over 1,300 stars visible to the naked eye #BLTreasures 

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China's first 100-megawatt solar-thermal power plant successfully connected to the national grid on Thursday in Dunhuang City, Gansu Province

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Yueyaquan crescent-shaped lake by 'the singing sands' of Mingsha Shan, on the Silk Road near Dunhuang.

Snow falling in the desert of Cresent Moon Lake in Mingsha Mountain area in Dunhuang, Gansu Province

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