Monday, April 25, 2016

~ CHINA -Xinjiang Autonomous Region - Mount Bogda - UNESCO~

...Stunning sunset view on the all year round snow covered Bogda mountain...and therefore nicknamed “the sea of snow”...and my fourth UNESCO postcard in a row ㋡...Thanks a lot Nan!!
Photo by Song Shijing
Xinjiang, an autonomous region in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains,   bordering the countries of Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang.

Bogda Peak is the highest mountain in the Bogda Shan range in the eastern Tian Shan Mountains, one of the largest mountain ranges in the world. It has been on the World Natural Heritage List since June 2013.


Dong Architecture
(Issued 02-06-1997)

Special-use stamp for Greeting Cards
(Issued 08-08-2013)

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