The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 Kyrgyzstan

Xinjiang, China, 2015

China  
  Kashgar   Kuqa   Urumqi
36 miles NW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
36 miles NW of Kashgar
32 miles NW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
32 miles NW of Kashgar

Kashgar

The great Silk Road oasis city of Kashgar.
"Mattock Bazaar" (!?), Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"Mattock Bazaar" (!?)
Dried delicacies, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Dried delicacies
Mao Statue, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Mao Statue
Sunday Market: International Bazaar, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Sunday Market: International Bazaar
Sunday Market: Large but not lively, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Sunday Market: Large but not lively
Sunday Market, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Sunday Market
Sunday Market, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Sunday Market

Kashgar: Id Kah Mosque

Id Kah Mosque, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Id Kah Mosque
"All ethnic groups live friendly together here.", Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"All ethnic groups live friendly together here."
Id Kah Mosque: One of several prayer courtyards, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Id Kah Mosque: One of several prayer courtyards
Id Kah Mosque: main prayer hall, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Id Kah Mosque: main prayer hall

Kashgar: Ancient City Walls

Kasgra does still have a few sections of its old city walls. but in other places they are being aggresisvely restored, and in some places appear to be being reimagined from scratch
Unrestored walls, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Unrestored walls
Partly (?) restored walls, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Partly (?) restored walls
Real old city walls, West of Id Kah Mosque, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Real old city walls, West of Id Kah Mosque
Real old city walls, West of Id Kah mosque, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Real old city walls, West of Id Kah mosque

Kashgar: Apak Hoja Tomb

"Not been to Kasgar, Not seen in Xinjiang", Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"Not been to Kasgar, Not seen in Xinjiang"
Apak Hoja Tomb, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Apak Hoja Tomb

Kasgar: Local wheels

Kuqa

6 miles NE of Kashgar, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
6 miles NE of Kashgar
9 miles NE of Kashgar, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
9 miles NE of Kashgar
14 miles NE of Kashgar, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
14 miles NE of Kashgar
160 miles ENE of Kashgar, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
160 miles ENE of Kashgar
Traveller and English student "Bumaryam", Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Traveller and English student "Bumaryam"
94 miles West of Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
94 miles West of Kuqa
Local sage, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Local sage
Cryptic government propaganda paintings, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Cryptic government propaganda paintings
Cryptic government propaganda paintings, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Cryptic government propaganda paintings
Cryptic government propaganda paintings, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Cryptic government propaganda paintings
Grand Kuqua Mosque, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Grand Kuqua Mosque
Grand Kuqua Mosque, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Grand Kuqua Mosque
Qiuci Royal Palace entrance, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Qiuci Royal Palace entrance
Oasis town, 81 miles East of Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Oasis town, 81 miles East of Kuqa
72 miles East of Korla, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
72 miles East of Korla
Wind farm, 49 miles West of Turpan, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Wind farm, 49 miles West of Turpan
Desert, 22 miles NW of Turpan, Kuqa, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Desert, 22 miles NW of Turpan

Urumqi

Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar
Former Mosque, outside International bazaar, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Former Mosque, outside International bazaar
Outside International bazaar, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Outside International bazaar
Outside International bazaar, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Outside International bazaar
Monument to the PLA March into Xinjiang, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Monument to the PLA March into Xinjiang
Monument detail, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Monument detail
Monument detail, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Monument detail
Noticeable Notice, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Noticeable Notice
Confucian Temple, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Confucian Temple
Confucian Temple, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Confucian Temple
Confucian Temple, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Confucian Temple
View towards Hingshan Park pagoda, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
View towards Hingshan Park pagoda
Hongshan Park viewing pagoda, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Hongshan Park viewing pagoda
Downtown Urumqi, from Hongshan Park, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Downtown Urumqi, from Hongshan Park
Hongshan Park mini pagoda, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Hongshan Park mini pagoda
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum
Bronze warrior, ~500 BC, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
Bronze warrior, ~500 BC
"Europoid mummy" ~ 800 BC, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"Europoid mummy" ~ 800 BC
"Europoid mummy" ~800 BC, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"Europoid mummy" ~800 BC
"Europoid mummy" ~1800BC, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, 2015
"Europoid mummy" ~1800BC

 Kyrgyzstan   China