Tag Archives: Kashgar

Clash of Culture

The city of Kashgar was a strange experience. The presence of two worlds is constantly felt. Efficient, global, focusing on progress captures the Chinese culture, the old, conservative society of the Uygur. The mud houses with enclosed courtyards and the … Continue reading

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The Last Piece of the Puzzle

Entering the border of China I felt relieved.  I was going to meet the last group of Central Asian people – the Uyghur, a Turkic ethnic group living mainly in the Xinjiang region of China, whom I have not met … Continue reading

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All the way to Kashgar in China, via the Torugart Pass

Over the next five days, we will leave Kyrgyzstan and go to China. Tweet

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Let’s travel the Silk Road from Bishkek to Kashgar.

Although I have been travelling to Kyrgyzstan every year for the last ten years, I didn’t really have the opportunity to share my experiences with others, except from my family and friends.  Tweet

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