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Uighur Men

At a chai and bagel stop on the ride to Kashagr through the desert. Yes, bagels seem to be a traditional Uighur food - a nice change from roti anyway.
Turkish China

September 15th 2007
The Traffic Hotel in Tashkurgan loomed high and soviet-esque above us. It looks a bit posh and expensive I say to Robin, so does this whole place he replies. It was true China looked amazingly different to Pakistan. We noticed it immediately on crossing the border at the top of the Khunjerab Pass, even close to 5000m the Chinese have managed to build a super wide and smooth perfect new road. W ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Kashgar

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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