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Turpan

Silk Road, China

Halfway across the Taklamakan Desert heading for Turpan. Long drive days 10 – 12 hours with temperatures nearly up in the forties centigrade. 🙂 Turpan is China’s Death Valley. At…

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Kashgar

Silk Road, China

For more than a thousand years, Kashgar was a key city along the Silk Road, the 7,000-mile trade route that connected China’s Yellow River Valley with India and the Mediterranean….

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Tash Rabat

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Leaving Song Kul we make our way back over the mountains heading southwards towards the Chinese border. For our final night in Kyrgyzstan we are staying in yurts at Tash…

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Ulak Tarnish

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Spectacular scenery as we cross the Kalmak Ashu pass, 3.400 meters. Due to its high elevation, Kalmak Ashu Pass is only open from about June to October as it’s covered…

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Altyn Arashan

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Camping in Altyn Arashan a valley and mountain resort near Karakol and Issyk Kul Lake. It lies along the trekking route from Teploklyuchenka. Much of the area is a botanical…

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