The landscape changes at the snap of a finger as you enter the Ordos desert area. Desertification is a problem that plagues the city, and every year the desert creeps further into the city. But it is beautiful. And album cover worthy.
The tour is secondary. The camels are secondary. The free jeep ride and sand sliding are secondary.
But the taking it all in – the feeling of your feet comfortably sinking into warm sands, and your skin lightly toasting, and the coarse crumbs that settle in your eyes carried by the arid wind – now that’s some primary shit.