Tuha Petroleum Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Well so much for the 7.30a.m. arrival in Turpan. One would think that with Turpan lying in the second lowest depression in the world at 154 metres below sea level, the train wouldn't have had any trouble on a fast 'down hill’ run!!!!!!! The first sign that something wasn’t quite right was when we awoke in the middle of the night to find the train stationary at a station for quite a length of time. Continuing ...
... or sugar added like you tend to get back in Canada. For dinner, I had something called Kashgar pizza. It was pizza made on a local bread with some vegetables mainly onions and some others that I'm not really sure of, on the top. It had a nice 'kick' to it too which made it even better. As this is a chain restaurant with another in Kashgar, I hope that I can have it again when I get there later this week and perhaps again when I get to Lhasa in a few ...
... Uighurs moved their capital to nearby Gaochang, and then destroyed by the Mongols in the 13th century. As we wander between the mud walls of the buildings we are accompanied by the song of a cuckoo drifting up from the river below - every patch of green in western China has it seems its resident cuckoo.
An interesting feature of the countryside in this area is the system of irrigation. The land is extensively farmed with briskly flowing ...
... understood why it was so special but now that i have seen it in person i understand.
From there i began my journey to the market where I would trade my silk. When i arrived i was able to trade my silk and some of my metals which I failed to trade in Hami for ivory, wine and glassware.
While i was walking back from the market I came across a mountain. This was called the Flaming Mountain. When ...
... her heart feeling like it will pop out! It was very hot and unusually for us we didn't have enough water and so it was a tough 12km cycle back along the dusty tree lined streets past vineyards and farms into town. Once in town we decided to cycle another 3km's further to catch a glimpse of the Afgan-style Emin Minaret, which unfortunately was pretty well hidden behind high walls! By now it was nearly 6pm, so we raced back along ...