Elizabeth Dalziel  /  AP file

Photo of the week, Sept. 15, 2006

Riders make their way on Bactrian camels along the Mingsha sand hills of the Gobi desert in the ancient Silk Road oasis town of Dunhuang, China on May 27.

Dunhuang is also home to the famous Mogao Grottoes, where a total of 492 caves house one of the country's most famous collections of Chinese Buddhist scriptures frescoes and paintings. (Elizabeth Dalziel / AP)

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