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Tightrope Walkers of Yengisar 1

Tighrope walking 1 black and white

The Uyghurs of Yengisar hold several Guinness world records and are famous for their tightrope walking

5 year old tightrope walker Yengisar

Children start walking the tightrope as young as 5 years old

Traditional Uyghur music - tightrope walking

Traditional Uyghur music is usually played when a performance is given

Tightrope walking blindfolded

Walking with a blindfold 20 meters above the ground with no safety precautions

Old Uyghur Man Tightrope Walking

Still walking the line at 70 years old!


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