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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
Here are the images missed in Part 1 and a video of the day trip:
Passing through stunning scenery and linking China to Pakistan, I had the privilege of visiting parts of the Karakoram Highway for a day trip from Kashgar; Karakul lake was our destination. The ride up the highway was dramatic: glaciers, jutting mountains, … Continue reading
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.