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Kumul/Hami Village Life

Deserts, mountains on the Silk Road

Many towns and villages along the Silk Road are literally oases in the desert.

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The Hami melon is famous throughout China.

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Irrigation is critical to agriculture as shown in this watermelon field.

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This man took a break from tending his melons to play the ghirjek he himself made.

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In the evening the young men of the village gather for meshrep - music, dance and joke-telling,

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