- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the family’s private vines, which included a variety of grapes, one of which was the tiniest of grapes, I’d seen, measuring less than a centimetre. However back to lunch, which was served in the traditional muslim way. The “man of the house,” moved around our group washing each person’s hands by pouring water three times over them from a jug, with a bowl beneath. The idea ...
... by the high winds, which can cause vehicles to topple over. Our busy day came to an end with a visit to a grape producer / restaurant, where we enjoyed a performance of traditional music and dance by the family. Encouraged to do so, most of our group joined in the dancing, trying but failing miserably to copy the demonstrated moves. Hospitality, music and dance soon eroded the barrier that the lack of a common language can create.
... little loss due to evaporation. Today there are 404 karezs left in the Turpan area with a yearly output of 231 million metres cubed of water. This remains the main source of water for drinking, irrigation and other ecological uses in some of these villages. We returned to the hotel after lunch and three of us rented bikes for the afternoon. In the area there is a large ethnic population with 70% of the people being Uighur. There is also a large Muslim ...
Monday 25 August 2014
*We are experienced campers and we should know better. In our rush to avoid insect infestation we have left bin bags exposed, the awning up and we have not thought about the possibility of the lake having fluctuations in water levels, should it rain for example...
*We are woken in the early hours of the morning by the sound of water lapping and a stiff breeze blowing. We fear a stronger wind may cause damage to the lightweight awning ...
... could be said that Zhang Qian had a big influence on its start. He was something like China's version of Marco Polo. He was sent by Emperor Wu from the Han Dynasty to explore what is today the Xinjiang Province of China, which was under influence of the nomadic Ziongnu Tribes (we talked about them earlier in our blog) at around 138 BCE. Poor guy, was captured by the Ziongnu and held as a slave but was able to get married and have a family and finally made ...