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... sit above the ground. Abdul told us he has his tomb ready, as do many other Muslims, as Muslims have to be buried by the end of the day that they pass away.The attached single storied mosque, though simple, had pillars each of which was painted with a unique pattern and the doorways in the walls were of typical Arabic style. I’m sure the gardens would have once brought the whole area to life, but unfortunately ...
... were still in China. Walking through the streets proved to be very interesting and demonstrated the local lifestyle. The young kids all said hello to us as we passed them and a few youngsters even came over to high five us. Unfortunately our tour guide does not speak any of the local language so we were unable to even learn a few basic words. It is a good thing that hello and bye bye seem to be universally understood. Like the market, the old part of the city seemed to ...
Thursday 21st August 2014
*It is 9 p.m. AG has been out all day at the 'Bureau for Temporary Car Importation and Foreign Drivers' or some such similar government office which is located 30 km out of Kashgar. He is still not back so obviously he will be pretty tired by the time he returns.
*We discover that Kashgar unofficially operates In two time zones - Xinjiang time which is 2 hours behind Beijing time and the official Beijing time zone being GMT + 8 ...
... alcohol but it is not enough to sustain a family of three. My father was once very successful as a cotton merchant but I am a young man and was not wise enough to know that a business of alcohol wasn't a wise choice. Looking back on it, I might as well have taken part in the cotton industry, or at least the paper industry, as paper has recently been on high demand - as well as stirrups for horses. Both being new inventions, stirrups and paper are all ...
* bread filled with spinach
* meat pies filled with mutton
* locally churned ice cream
* a pancake with sugar on the outside that was rolled up mutton meat
* locally grown green grapes
* a fancy coiled dessert that tasted a bit like pretzel
* a bar that was a mix of peanuts, honey, and raisins
We got to the famous yellow mosque but decided not to go inside. We continued walking through the fascinating old part of town looking at the ...