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... marked by rounded minarets and a colourfully tiled dome sat on the roof. The building houses tombs of 5 generations of Abakh Khoja’s family, a powerful 17th century Kashgar ruler who was revered as a prophet and second only to Mohammed. His grand-daughter, Iparhan’s is well known for being kidnapped and forced to marry the Qianlong Emperor of Qing dynasty, after her husband and sons were all killed by his ...
Since much of the town seems to run on local time, there was no point in heading out early as nothing would be open. We had breakfast and then headed to Idgah Mosque around 11:00 am. This mosque was built in 1442 CE. It can hold up to 20,000 people at the same time for services. After the mosque, we spent a few hours wandering around the old part of the city. This city has a completely different feel to it than most of the other places we have been in China. With most of ...
... the Torugarat Pass (at 3752 metres). We waited eagerly for the Chinese officials to finish their lunch.
We then had to unload all our bags and sleeping equipment in order for them to be scanned through a van which was in fact a mobile x ray unit.
We then drove 80 kilometres through kind of no man’s land up to another check point. The terrain was much like the Wakhan Valley back in Tajikistan. So wild, ...
... traffic on main boulevards is slowed by herdsmen riding caravans carrying items." - Ramadas Iyer
Caravans with thousands of camels each travel along it every day, transporting spices, gold, gemstones, and especially silk between Constantinople and Xian, the capital of my country, China. Kashgar is a brilliant city, full of rich culture, and I for one am blessed to be a part of it. My name is Ming, I am part of the Uighur people who live here ...
Day-09: Drive to Sost and continue to Karimabad
Day-10: Drive to Chilas
Day-11: Continue to Islamabad