During the day at the Flaming Mountains in Turpan China temperatures under the sun can get up to 65C, maybe more. When we were there it actually was 65C. That is something like 145F. Hot, very hot.
Take a look at this guy. He doesn’t mind. Just hanging around there like nothing happens. Camels are amazing animals.
How are humans keep themselves cool in such heat? Some choose the following tools:
While the locals are making very interesting architectural choices. Second level with all those holes draws hot air up and keeps the ground level at somewhat manageable temperatures.
Annoyingly, I had some reflection from the car window, we were driving as I took them and in such bright light the map on my lap was reflecting in the window.
6 thoughts on “Resting Camel and Flaming Mountains Extreme Heat”
I like the black and white one the most. It’s also cool how you can see the painted door
I think you took some nice pictures of Turpan buildings from the back seat, with no glare.
I think I like the donkey photos best. Donkey, he is my man.
ouffhhh…can’t imagine how hot are there…
That is quite ridiculously hot! Really interesting, great photos