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In search of a view

Posted in Baiyin, China by folkestonejack on December 11, 2009

A small illustration of the lengths to which a photographer will go to for a good shot… on this occasion a few of us climbed to the top of a hill at Baiyin to get a shot of the morning freight.

The view up to the hilltop...

...and the view looking down

I’m not sure that I really did the spot justice in my photographs, but it was an incredible view nevertheless.

In the evening we drove out of town into pitch black darkness on the bumpiest road I have ever had the misfortune to experience, seemingly into the middle of nowhere. Eventually a gloomy building appeared on the horizon. Welcome to Baiyin’s main line railway station…

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