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 …
... and D fearing they might end up with more complaints after a visit than what they came with gave the whole idea a miss.
In another valley we saw a mountain they call ‘broken heart’, it is a pointy hill split in two with deep red eroded cliffs on two sides. Along the stream at the bottom are tall, deep green pine trees, the contrast in colour is really pretty. Just beyond the ‘broken heart’ are the ‘seven ...