Tuman River Hotel
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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 ...
... being of Uighur background and of Muslim faith, the language, dress, and infrastructure demonstrates this. All the signs are either bilingual (Uighur and Chinese) or even trilingual as some include English. My favourite sign of the day, although the English is understandable, had to be at the dentist shop called, "Put in False Tooth Center". Through the streets the local language could be heard more than Mandarin. As we walked around, at times it was hard to imagine ...
... 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 ...
... and in others, lush alpine meadows carpeted in colourful wildflowers and dazzling apple Blossoms. Each day in Pakistan provides a new and exciting scene because each region is different.
Day-01: Islamabad to Chilas via Babu Sar Pass
Day-02: From Chilas to Karimabad
Day-03: Day free at Karimabad
Day-04: Drive to Sost
Day-05: Continue to Tashkurgan
Day-07: Day free at Kashgar
Day-08: Drive ...