Tag Archives: Xinjiang

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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Near the Roof of the World – the Karakoram Highway (Part 2)

Here are the images missed in Part 1 and a video of the day trip:

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Near the Roof of The World – the Karakoram Highway (Part 1)

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

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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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Couchsurfing.org and Traveling

I’ve been a member of CouchSurfing.org, a website that links travelers wishing to find free lodging (conventionally on couches, hence Couchsurfing) with locals willing to host travelers (known as Couchsurfers) since March 2008;  up to the present the Couchsurfing community … Continue reading

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The Launch Post!

Welcome to my blog!  Here is the corner of the internet where I will publish updates with writings, photos and videos of everything about me.  Please visit often and let me know if you enjoy this blog. A Review: I … Continue reading

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