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A caravan of camels carrying supplies
March 29, 2012

Camel Trek, Shaksgam River

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features It took dozens of camels and eight Kyrgyz drivers to haul 2.2 tons of gear across the bed of the Shaksgam River to Chinese Base Camp. The cost: $17,000—plus eight pairs of sunglasses. See more pictures from the April 2012 feature story "K2: Danger and Desire on the Savage Mountain." See pictures of extreme adventure trips »
Photograph by Tommy Heinrich, National Geographic

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