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By Christoph Baumer

For 5 millennia, the peoples and cultures of East and West have met and mingled in important Asia. For explorers and guests it's a promised land, a quarter of white areas at the map, forgotten towns and archaeological treasures. Christoph Baumer has spent an entire life vacationing throughout the international locations of critical Asia, making awesome discoveries alongside the way in which. Traces within the Desert follows in his intrepid footsteps as he reveals facts of Indo-Europeans within the steppes of Western Mongolia, discovers misplaced oasis towns within the Taklamakan and finds paintings treasures in Tibet. He embarks on a quest to discover Genghis Khan’s long-lost tomb and has quite a few, sometimes hair-raising, encounters with shamans, corrupt policemen and bandits. Enlightening and entire of event, Traces within the Desert uniquely illuminates the hidden components of relevant Asia that experience not only disappeared underneath the moving sands, but in addition from the horizon of our memory.

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