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Our Tour to Xinjiang Province II
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Our Tour to Xinjiang Province II

Day 3 We checked out and went to the International market, the name is a misnomer as the items sold there are only from the Xinjiang Province but sold by Turks, Kazak and Uzbek people.There were knives, swords, furs, pelts, handicrafts and dried fruits while strolling around, I noticed suddenly that my back pocket was empty. I turned round, bond style, and caught a man holding my purse red handed....

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Xinjiang Tour Story from Singapore Group
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Xinjiang Tour Story from Singapore Group

The tour starts from Urumqi, pronounced as Wulumuchi, and then we proceed by road for the next 1700kms over the next 9 days. We will be following the ancient caravan trail from the heavenly mountains (Wulumuchi) through the flaming mountains (Kurpan) and into the Gobi desert (Korla) and into the Talakiman desert (Kusan and Aksu) and finally reach Kashgar in the Himalayas also known as Kashi. From...

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Xinjiang Minorities Celebrate Nowruz Festival to Welcome Spr
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Xinjiang Minorities Celebrate Nowruz Festival to Welcome Spr

Nowruz, which means spring water, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year on the Iranian calendar. Usually falling around March 21 each year Nowruz is celebrated not only by Uygurs, but also by Kazaks, Kirgizs and Uzbeks in China's western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region...

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My Travel Experience of Labrang Monastery I
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My Travel Experience of Labrang Monastery I

Then we drove to Xiahe County which took us abput 3 hours. Once we stepped in the town, we found that the streetis totally different from years ago. The typical Tibetan style architectural spread on the two sides of the main street. 90% population is Tibetan, the rest 10% are Hui (they are muslim) and the touristsJ. First I checked the best hotel inXiahe-Aviation hotel. In my opinion, the hotel abs...

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The Story on the 2nd Day of 2nd Lunar Month
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The Story on the 2nd Day of 2nd Lunar Month

According to the folk legend, the 2nd day of the second lunar month is the very day for the dragon king who is in charge of clouds and rains to raise his head. After that day, there will be more and more rain, so that day is also called Spr...

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Silk Road Reopens to Cultural Exchanges
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Silk Road Reopens to Cultural Exchanges

The Chinese Acrobatic Group also performed on stage in the northwestern province of Bursa as part of a world tour. The group, established in 1950, has toured more than 80 countries and has won 18 gold medals. This is the group's second appearance in Turkey.   According to Bengu Yigitguden, counselor of the Turkish embassy in Beijing, activities and cooperation in the field of culture are the...

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SOS Children’s Village Urumqi
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SOS Children’s Village Urumqi

 In the presentation I learned that this certain SOS Children Village is the only one in North-West China. It was founded in 1998, completed in 2000 and opened in 2001. 14 families with about 8 children per family live in the Children Village. There are also a kindergarten, a youth house, a small activity house and a mother’s house. The reason why children have to live there is that they are ab...

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Travel Experience from Torugart Border to Inner Mongolia
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Travel Experience from Torugart Border to Inner Mongolia

Last year I had travelled the Silk Road from Turkmenistan through Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kirghizstan and ending the trip in Urumqi (Xinjiang). That part of the Silk Road allows the traveler a deep exposure to the history of Central Asia...

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