- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... meat dumplings [28Y]. They were small and tasty with soy sauce but should have asked for a bit of chili. My guidebook says never stab food with chopsticks but these little devils were slippery; I cheated today. As Ahmed was tipped last night as the most liked person, who will replace him? I would go with Graham.
Dave asked if I had a thermometer with me as I had earlier in the morning gave him the temperature. Maybe he will learn of the internet one day.
... base time two hours behind that of Beijing.
Saw Ahmed. He had had no luck re getting a train out of Kashgar during the golden week. He was actually mulling leaving the trip tomorrow to get a train as he did not want to pay $500.00 US plus for a one way ticket to Beijing. His Egyptian Air ducat round trip Cairo to Beijing was less than $1,000.00 US. He got caught by local holidays, always something worth looking at.
Some chill ...
... mentioned the night market so off there with Shannon, Dave, Lou and Neill. It was a bit of a walk but worthwhile. The prices were low [skewers of liver at 3Y]. On offer as well was heart, kidney, seafood and lamb too. You could get beer nearby too. Got 4 liver skewers [12Y] and beer for Dave, Neill and yours truly [18Y].
The tone of the night market was quiet. There were tables to sit down. Many of the people were Uigyur. This is a semi-autonomous region of China ...
... with a dessert of chocolate ice cream), there is one item left on our agenda. A local curiosity: a mosque, not with minarets, but with one unusually shaped and decorated tower. Satar drops us at the entrance, and we promise to meet him again in one hour. He drives away, we walk to the gate, and .... the barcode on our ticket does not allow us in. A speaker announces "ticket expired." I am amazed. First of the technology in this country, and secondly, that the lady ...
... over the world before being pushed back in certain areas. The museum holds quite a few 'mummies.' Last part of the day we spend at an ancient town, Jiao He, atop a plateau. Better to say: a surface, surrounded on all sides by small streams, which have cut away wide valleys of some 20 meters deep or more. What remained was a rock which rises up from the surrounding area like an Acropolis. Or maybe as the Massada in Israel. Easy to defend, yet destroyed by fire. ...