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Silk Road Oasis – Kashgar (Part 2)

Kashgar.. Exotic and Eclectic (Continued from Part 1) Exotic and eclectic, 2 fitting words to describe Kashgar.  Eclectic in the way that it is divided into modern, rapidly developing zones and enclaves of old buildings dating to several centuries ago. … Continue reading

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Cosmopolitan Ürümqi

Ürümqi is the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a city of Han Chinese, Uyghur, Hui and other nationalities.  The climate is very dry (laundry always dries within a day) with plenty of sunshine as it’s located furthest from any … Continue reading

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Silk Road Oasis – Kashgar (Part 1)

An oasis where trade routes known as the Silk Road converged, traders and buyers gathered for centuries to buy, sell and barter, the city of Kashgar in western Xinjiang, China shines as an oasis in a stunning but arid landscape.

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