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Xinjiang, the most western region of China, is the homeland of the Uygur people who practice the Ismaïli branch of Islam. Located along the silkroute, Xinjiang has a very ancient history and has been the site where several great civilizations have sprung up and flourished. This is as far east as early Europeans, like the Tocharians, settled. Their mummified remains still puzzle anthropologists. A visit to the spectacular Sunday Market, just outside the gates at the ancient city of Kashgar, is a must and definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

 

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Mount Muztagh Aga and Lake.jpg (26667 bytes)

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Hot Food Stall - Kashgar.jpg (48814 bytes)

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Making Dumplings - Kashgar.jpg (26429 bytes)

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Tonga and Citygate - Kashgar.jpg (26948 bytes)

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The Mosque and the Garden - Kashgar.jpg (30995 bytes)

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Having a Bowl of Soup - Kashgar.jpg (26503 bytes)

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Pamir Mountains.jpg (23446 bytes)

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Pittoresk Sidestreet - Kashgar.jpg (30078 bytes)

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Little Boy in Blue Overall - Kashgar.jpg (24568 bytes)

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China's Backdoor - Perali.jpg (24343 bytes)

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Traffic along the Silk Route - Kashgar.jpg (43109 bytes)

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Jauze Cooks - Kashgar.jpg (28070 bytes)

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