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... this history can make ones mind turn to food and with Abdul promising a treat, the imagination does turn to things like sheep's eyes, testicles and the like. His promise wasn't inane, for we wound up outside a restaurant, with a beautifully carved timber fašade with a small area open area containing a barbecue type oven and plate, presumably for take away type meals or kebabs. Within the walls of the building was like ...
... selling. Thus there was a large area for silks and cashmere, another for musical instruments, another for shoes, another for bathroom supplies, another for spices, another for vegetables, and more. It is very much one stop shopping as you can buy a large variety of items. From here we went to the livestock market on the other end of the city. As we arrived, there were people bring their animals to market by tuktuk or on a small wagon pulled behind a wind-up ...
... and occurs in this province of Xin Jiang. SG buys freshly made Uighur bread and some fruit, vegetables and eggs.
*Late afternoon SG mets James who has just arrived from Beijing. He is to be our guide for the next month whilst we drive in China. It is a government requirement that all foreign cars entering into China must be accompanied by a Chinese National. If we did not have the luxury of a spare seat in the truck, we would also have to pay for a driver and car. As ...
... our load and then departed to Buhkara.
"There are a good number of towns and villages but the greatest and finest is Kashgar itself, the inhabitants live by trade and handicraft; they have beautiful gardens and vineyards and fine estates, and grow a great deal of cotton. From this country many merchants go about the world on trading journeys. The natives are a wretched, *****rdly set of people. They eat and drink in miserable fashion." - Marco ...
* 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 ...