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An aerial photo shows competitors crossing sand dunes as they take part in in the 33rd edition of Marathon des Sables, in the Sahara desert, near Merzouga, southern Morocco.

AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy

An aerial photo shows competitors taking part in the 33rd edition of Marathon des Sables, in the Sahara desert, near Merzouga, southern Morocco.

AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, visitors tour on camels at Mingsha Mountain, or Singing Sand Mountain, during the traditional Chinese dragon boat festival in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province.

AP/PTI

A villager tying his turban and getting ready for the festival events

Tribhuvan Tiwari

Fair play: Sebastian Lindstrom, Philippa and Alicia Scully of the camel project

Tribhuvan Tiwari

Mongolia: Heroes pitch tent for the night

Pearly Jacob

Mongolia: A sign on the new tar road that’s being constructed—it reads ‘Speed Kills’

Pearly Jacob

Mongolia: The railway line is a steady guide through the Gobi desert

Pearly Jacob

Mongolia: Rocky though they are, the low undulating hills of mid-Gobi provide respite from the sand

Pearly Jacob

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