China's Unfriendly Skies

Roads and KingdomsRoads and Kingdoms – There’s a mural that wraps itself around the rim of the yurt-style dome that forms the arrival and departure halls of the shiny new Dongsheng Airport, which serves Ordos in Inner Mongolia.

In glorious color it traces the story of Genghis Khan, the man who emerged from the steppes (which still surround the terminal), and conquered most of what was the known world back in 1200s.