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... to have the entire truck packed and in the road by 8 am. We began our day by driving into Zhangye to get a picture of the Marco Polo statue. Marco Polo supposedly lived in the town for one year. We then continued to drive through the Northern part of Gansu province to arrive near Jiayugan. Jiayugan is the symbolic end to the Great Wall. Here we went to visit the Jiayuguan Fort. The fort guards the pass between Qilian ...
After leaving kashgar we travelled on to jiuquan along the yellow river. The we saw large groups of nomads in the area buying supplies and goods for their travels during the warm winter months.We noticed that the locals didn't really interact with the nomads unless to buy and sell things.One of the men theorized that the nomads had probably earned a bad stigma from genghis khan’s nomads.However the nomads seemed ...
... this encounter reminded me of talk which I had heard back home, that the silk road was old news and that the Chinese people were growing weary of the heavy presence of foreigners in their homeland. I do hope that the route will stay open long enough for me to coordinate at least several more journeys, as I have made great promises to some powerful investors from the most distinguished Italian families.
... there was a bath in the bathroom - something that we hadn't had our entire trip to date. We collapsed into the beds for a few hours sleep before heading out into the unknown of Jiayuguan to try and find some edible food and a taxi to the Great Wall.
The Great Wall was deserted which was a contrast to the parts of the wall around Beijing, but pleasantly more impressive than we had envisioned it would be with views across the Gobi Desert. B-Dubs got ...
... melon and water by them, and had hotel rooms found for us when the local hotel staff have been less than co-operative. It is amazing how, with a little police help, a hotel that formerly had no space manages to suddenly have lots.
On the subject of hotels, the sleeping arrangements crossing the vast tracts of Xinjiang have been somewhat varied. A selection of our (very well hidden) campsites have included: behind rocks, behind bushes, behind sand dunes, in a ...