Xinjiang Travel Blog

  • Ancient Jiaohe Ruined Town

    Ancient Jiaohe Ruined Town

    penny posted on Friday, July 14st 2017 at 12:54

    Jiaohe was a town of Xizhou Uigurs. At the end of Yuan Dynasty, Jiaohe was a part of Turpan and later the town was destroyed.......

  • Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves

    Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves

    penny posted on Thursday, July 13st 2017 at 15:27

    Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves are seen on the cliffs of Querdagh Mountain. Kizil Grottoes arts were the birth place for Qiuci Grottoes arts.......

  • Tajik People—Brave and Friendly

    Tajik People—Brave and Friendly

    penny posted on Wednesday, July 12st 2017 at 11:29

    Tajiks live in Kashgar. Tajiks speaking eastern Iranian and moved from the western Pamirs to settle in Tashkurgan. ......

  • Yardan Landscape and Wind Towns

    Yardan Landscape and Wind Towns

    penny posted on Tuesday, July 11st 2017 at 10:01

    Yardan is a word used by some scholars who explored the Lop Nur and later it became a topographical term. Because of strong water corrosion and fierce wind erosion, a series of parallel ditches and ditch ridges have formed in the clay rock area, which look lik......

  • Kirkiz-Grassland People

    Kirkiz-Grassland People

    posted on Saturday, July 08st 2017 at 11:10

    Kirkiz is a Turkic name used by the Xinjiang Kirkiz people, and it means "grassland people". ......

  • Id Kah Mosque-A Magnificent Islamic Building

    Id Kah Mosque-A Magnificent Islamic Building

    Penny posted on Friday, July 07st 2017 at 17:28

    The Id Kah Mosque, a magnificent Islamic building at the center of Kashgar City, has a history of more than 500 years. ......

  • Apak Hoja Mausoleum

    Apak Hoja Mausoleum

    posted on Thursday, July 06st 2017 at 19:05

    The Apak Hoja Mausoleum is the largest and most influential Islamic burial place in Xinjiang.......

  • The Chinese Russians

    The Chinese Russians

    posted on Tuesday, July 04st 2017 at 10:51

    With a population of 8,500, the Chinese Russians in Xinjiang live in the cities of Ili, Tacheng, Altay and Urumqi. ......

  • Tuva People In Xinjiang

    Tuva People In Xinjiang

    posted on Monday, July 03st 2017 at 10:37

    Tuva People live in Baihaba Village, Hemu and Kanas.Their favourite drink is milk wine instead of horse milk wine the Mongolians favour.......

  • National Architecture In Xinjiang

    National Architecture In Xinjiang

    Penny posted on Saturday, July 01st 2017 at 17:30

    Visitors will be attracted by the distinctive styles of architectures of Xinjiang ethnic nationalities.......