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Chinese Traditional Kite Craft
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Chinese Traditional Kite Craft

Spring is coming which is the best time for the kids to fly the kite. while the winter time in Xinjiang is pretty long which is from middle of Oct to the middle of April. the first place you can feel the warm of spring is Turpan that is in the middle if March. flying kites is really enjoyble then. Kites were invented by the Chinese people over 2000 years ago. About in the 12th century, Chinese kit...

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Turpan: Pearl of Silk Road
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Turpan: Pearl of Silk Road

Turpan: Pearl of Silk Road Located at the southern foot of Tianshan Mountains, eastern part of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, Turpan used to be called Gaochang, Fireland in ancient times. Its splendid cultural relics and historic sites, scenes of graceful scenes of mountains,unique customs and practices of nationalities structure a scarce convergence of tourist resources. A series of superlativ...

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Northern Xinjiang Tour Report
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Northern Xinjiang Tour Report

The Scenic Areas:- Excellent:- The snow covered Tian Shan Mountain range, Kanas valley, Bayanbulak, Multi Coloured Bay, Flaming Mountains. Good:- Keketouhai, Sayram Lake, Fruit Valley, Tian Chi Lake in the snow (excellent on a sunny day) Disappointing :- Urho Ghost City, Nalati Park in the rain Cultural Sites: Excellent:- Jiaohe Ancient City, Bezeklik Grottoes, Xinjiang Museum, Karez ...

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Hemu Village is Closed Due to the Road Reconstruction
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Hemu Village is Closed Due to the Road Reconstruction

My dear friends, Xinjiang is a paradise for the travellers who is keen on the photogrphy tour. especially Hemu village.while due to the narrow road in the last few years, there were accidents. so the government decided to rebuild the road, which duration is from 15th April to 15th July 2015. so during this period, you can nottake the shuttle bus to visit Hemu village. but there are 2 optionals for...

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Treasures of the Kizil Thousands-Buddha Caves
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Treasures of the Kizil Thousands-Buddha Caves

On the vast and beautiful land of Xinjiang there are many ancient treasures of art. Among the most outstanding are the Thousand Buddha Caves dotted along the Old Silk Road. Traveling westward form Urumqi along the middle route of the Silk Road at the southern foot of the Tianshan Mountain to Kuqa and the Baicheng area. One can see may man-made stone caves on the cliffs. These are the famous Qiuci...

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Niya-Mysterious Oasis
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Niya-Mysterious Oasis

To the southern end of Taklamkan Desert there had been an oasis, through which the Niya river quietly flew from the Kunlun Mountains. By the river lived the ancient people of the kingdom of Jingjue. The dense forests along the river as if told the prosperity of those years. According to the history book Han-shu(History of Western Han Dynasty),Jingjue was a small country of a population of only 336...

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Travel Experience From Xi’an to Kashgar II
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Travel Experience From Xi’an to Kashgar II

Sun set over sand dunes on the Silk Road study tour (Contributed by our client: Linden Vargish) Not far behind Dunhuang in the most memorable stakes was the experience of visiting the Mogao caves near Dunhuang and Kizil caves outside Kuqa. The massive Buddha (at Mogao) looming above us. The stunningly beautiful Buddhist statues and murals, created in humble supplication or immense gratitude for a...

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Travel Experience From Xi’an to Kashgar I
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Travel Experience From Xi’an to Kashgar I

Sun set over sand dunes on the Silk Road study tour ( Contributed by our client: Linden Vargish) The saying that anticipation is better than realization was soundly disproved for the 15 participants in the FOM Silk Road Study Tour from 23 rd September 4 October. Our already high expectations were raised even further by tour leader Patricia Welch, whose own erudition and enthusiasm motivated each o...

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