Communism's dead! Long live communism? October 28th 2004 Relaxing into my seat a rush of well-being floods over my body. I’ve become totally irrational, my priorities skewed by six months on the 'silk' road. This little bout of Euphoria is brought about by a road; a brand-new shiny black road - oh how effortlessly we glide.
Kashgar is our destination. We arrive in a blanket of grey, the whereabouts of the sun a mystery. This is London 10 months of ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Kashgar 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