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Sayram Lake near Yining, Xinjiang  

Sayram Lake near Yining, Xinjiang

It is a quiet, peaceful and beautiful lake area, surrounded by steep mountains, visited by few tourists. Cool most of the summer, it is possible to stay in simple lakeside guesthomes known as "Gers" or "Yurts".
#127 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China (Part 4, Yining, Xinjiang)

December 12th 2010
I have been able to recover one of my lost TravelBlogs, an entry I had prepared for publication many months ago. So as not to confuse this journey to the West of China two summers ago (2009) with last summers travels (2010), this 2009 journey was an official visit by the administration of Taizhou Teachers College to our Sister College in Yining, Xinjiang, in the far North-West corners of China. ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Yinning

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
30th January 2011

This is so stunning. I wish so much to visit this regions so rich of tremedeous landscape, cool climate, but inhabited with warm people. Thank you for showing us your journey!

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