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Video of the week: The Silk Road

This week, we follow Nicolas Bori as he traverses the astonishing Silk Road

Published 9 Apr 2019, 00:01 BST, Updated 7 Jul 2021, 13:37 BST
Overlanding the Silk Road

Overlanding the Silk Road

Photograph by Nicolas Bori

Travelling 18,000km in 120 days, Nicolas starts his journey crossing China, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. Watch as he captures natural landscapes, rich culture and the people of this ancient trade route using a Panasonic Lumix GH4, 12-35mm f2.8, 14-140mm f5.6 and 25mm 1.4.

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