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Travel Experience from Turgart Border to Inner
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Travel Experience from Turgart Border to Inner

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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Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)
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Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)

China take the Qingming festival as public holiday from the year of 2007. the holiday is 3days The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, t...

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Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road II
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Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road II

Important as relay stations on the Silk Road between China, Iran and Rome, these ancient caravan kingdoms were also stages on the route of Buddhist pilgrims such as Xuanzang from China to Afghanistan and India. On his outward journey Xuanzang stopped at Hami, Turfan, Kharashahr, Kucha and Aksu on the northern Silk Road. At each of these oases he would visit with kings, replenish his caravan with ho...

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Silk Road Travel Story from our client Liz & Christy (US
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Silk Road Travel Story from our client Liz & Christy (US

Hello to my dear family and friends, I am sorry I havent sent an update until today. We have spent 3 days in the desert with little or no internet access. Thankfully the Taklamakan desert was not nearly as hot as the two other deserts we tr...

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In the steps of Marco Polo and Genghis Khan
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In the steps of Marco Polo and Genghis Khan

From the ancient oasis towns of Central Asia, we retraced the epic journeys travelled along the Silk Road through desolate mountains and deserts, through busy bazaars and crumbling mud-brick towns. Along the way, we followed the footsteps made by camel ca...

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Dragon Boat Festival
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Dragon Boat Festival

Date:Date: 5th day of the 5th lunar month Activities:Dragon Boat races and eating Zong Zi (pyramid shaped rice wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves The Dragon Boat Festival, the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, has had a history of more than 2,000 years. It is...

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Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road I
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Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road I

Xuanzang, a seventh century Buddhist pilgrim, made a historic pilgrimage to India along the Silk Road, one of the longest and oldest trade routes known to mankind. Along with silk and less glamorous articles of trade, the great trans-Asian roads carried i...

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Silk Road Travel Story from our client Liz & Christy (US
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Silk Road Travel Story from our client Liz & Christy (US

Hello to my dear family and friends,I am sorry I haven't sent an update until today. We have spent 3 days in the desert with little or no internet access. Thankfully the Taklamakan desert was not nearly as hot as the two other deserts we traveled in Turk...

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