Qini Bagh Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kashi
KASHGAR MARKET DAY!
New big and comfortable coach – we had asked Akram to try and organise this, and he had!
So new driver - Mr Feng, a jolly Han Chinese gentleman.
Sunday stock – as in animals - market just amazing. See my hundreds of photos! It really was like stepping back in time: people selling and …
KASHGAR, Xinjiang Uygur, China
Comfortable sleep in spacious a/c room. Breakfast was mainly noodles!
VERY HOT outside and strong sunshine.
Went by coach to the Bank of China first to change money, then to the famous old mosque – 14th century.
Very calm & peaceful. Beautiful trees and rose …
Late start today – 0930! But Akram didn’t turn up. We waited.
The driver got a call, but since he didn’t speak English at all, he couldn’t pass on any message.
We finally drove to a point where we picked up Akram who looked and sounded
He apologised and told us …
Melissa.ben stayed here on Jul 25, 2010 during their trip titled: China, The Silk Road and Russia - 2010.
Kashgar is a town famed for being a Silk Road hub, in the centre of Asia where China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan meet. The town retains much of its traditional Uigher feel - despite large swathes of the town having been rebuilt with the Chinese style wide roads and tall buildings - and the bulk of activity is still focused in …