168 Hotel

No.32 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000 , China | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Turpan


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... to Beijing, the Odyssey Istanbul to Beijing and us. All I can say is that we are both pleased to be on our truck with our driver and guides. Sure Nico (the driver) can be a pain in the ****, but he is not a complete areshole like the dragoman driver who sat and *****ed to us about their passengers. Not professional. We have also decided that our couple of annoying people are preferable to their annoying people... better the devil ...

Closer to Baghdad than Beijing...

A travel blog entry by chloecd


... because the Turpan train station is an hour bus ride from Turpan in a completely different city, I only had time to visit the Karaz Wells, and maybe see some of downtown. I was a bit disappointed, but it was fine... I figured that if I couldn't see much I could at least sample some of the local wine! So off I went to find the bus. I didn't really understand where I was going, and as I walked out of the hostel a man asked if I wanted to join a tour. My immediate response was "no, no, ...

From the highest to the 3rd Lowest Place on Earth

A travel blog entry by marqual


... I had a big plate of homemade noodles with beef, onions, ginger and lots of red peppers and a large beer that I shared with Rambo. After dinner, we met up with some others near the hotel who were watching some local folks putting on a show - singers and dancers but the highlight was a little boy who was doing a Michael Jackson imitaion to "Beat It". The ****** grabs were the funniest! Tanya and I had our photo taken with the little MJ.

Steps: ...

Silk Road: Day Seven

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... city ruins. The city was destroyed by invaders. As Mohini, Olivia and I were returning to the bus, we got a free donkey ride from a local. We ran and jumped on. After exiting the place, I brought an ice-cream and the seller laughed when she realized I did not know Chinese. Then, as I got on the bus, I pointed at the trash can to the bus driver if I can throw my ice-cream wrapper away. He laughed at me for now knowing Chinese.

For the evening, I walked to the ...

'Progress' on the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren


... and technology was taking over this once thriving historical Silk Road city.

As we ventured further into the Xinjiang province, the effect of ‘Progress’ was resounding. We checked out the remote Karakul Lake where Uighurs and Kyrgyz still lived without progress. But as we reached the recently named UNESCO site of Heavenly Lake, progress was all around. Han Chinese tourists were everywhere, and everything was clean and shiny. This type of ...


This hotel, located on No.32 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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