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ANIMAL MARKET, KASHGAR  

ANIMAL MARKET, KASHGAR

THE HIGH WAY THAT IS KARAKORAM

May 27th 2007
Soon after crossing into Western China from the Torugart Pass it got warm fairly quickly, about and hour or so we arrived in Kashgar, it is for me beautiful, long narrow sidestreets lined with poplar trees, the main roads are wide and made of cement, it has a different feel, not quite Oriental/Eastern scene like what I see in magazines. People I believe are of Tajik background and am sure some ot ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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