Yiyuan Hotel

Address: Qingnian Middle Road, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Qingnian Middle Road, Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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    Travel Blogs from Turpan

    Ancient city ruins and irrigation system

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 21, 2014

    42 photos

    ... in front of us by the family, with beautifully spiced kebabs, a rice pilaf, home-made noodles and a tasty cucumber- tomato salad served with condiments lining the table. The warmth of the family who didn’t speak English, could be felt and smiles and laughter were shared. Once again the hospitality of the muslim folk in this region has been wonderful and greatly appreciated by a group a long way from home.

    Ruins, Irrigation, Mosque and Grapes

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Sep 08, 2014

    26 photos

    ... Due to the karezs being built, there is enough water in the area to grow grapes. There did not appear to be any wineries around; instead the grapes are used for raisins. Throughout the area we saw these clay buildings that had holes in it. These are used to dry the grapes where the grapes are hung on racks. Even as we passed some homes, they had huge drying racks in their garages. I bought a half kilogram bag of grapes and they are absolutely lovely. No ...

    Another day in Xinjiang

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 25, 2014

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... His screams would alert us in sufficient time to move the truck to a higher place!

    *We both manage to fall asleep again and are woken by sunrise. We can see the insects wedged on the vent netting just waiting to get inside our tent. We decide to stay put until the sun increases the outdoor temperature enough to hopefully dissipate the problem. No such luck and we certainly cannot wait until late morning - we have a 400 km drive to Turpan today. All is quiet beside the lake - ...

    Some Background on the Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by olasalle on Aug 09, 2014

    4 comments, 16 photos

    ... br> The full length of the Silk Road (some 4,000) came about as a result of a sort of “International Pax Romana”. As mentioned the Eastern and Central Asian sections were well established early on before our common era. To the west, Rome had conquered many of the lands west of Persia and had brought in what became known as the “Pax Roman” a period in history where by merchants could now, pretty much travel safely from one end of ...

    Water in the Taklamakan desert

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 23, 2014

    10 photos

    ... is on the northern route round the Taklamakan and has a very long history, but was at its height under the Tang. By the 7th century much of the traffic along the Silk Road had shifted from the southern (Khotan) route where there was now much less water an account of the glaciers drying up. Lying at the confluence of two rivers which have carved themselves deep gorges all around, it is in an easily defensible position, but was abandoned gradually when ...

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