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On the Silk Road: Kashgar Old City, China

Kashgar, also known as Kashi, is the most western city in China. The region is located between the borders of Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan, as well as the Taklamakan desert. Its unique location positioned Kashgar as a strategical destination… Continue Reading →

Kandze Monastery Tibetan Festival: Witnessing Kham Tibet Buddhist Traditions in Garzê, Sichuan Province

How lucky we were to attend a Tibetan Festival at the famous Kandze Monastery! Indeed, the traditional event occurred just as we arrived from our travel to Garzê (or Ganzi). On the day of the festival, Tibetan clad in traditional… Continue Reading →

Dali Old Town: Between ancient streets and modern shops in the Yunnan mountains

Dali Old Town is known for its cultural heritage, natural landscape, and ancient fortification walls. Small enough, walk through the narrow cobblestoned streets, passing by tea shops, small restaurants, street vendors selling cheese on a stick or local vegetables. A… Continue Reading →

What Places to Visit in Hong Kong

We are back in Hong Kong, 21 years after our last visit! It’s strange to think this was so long ago… So far we walked a bit through Kowloon, just to get a feel of the city again. With so… Continue Reading →

From Sweet Grapes to Dry Raisins in Turpan

I have to confess I did not know much about Turpan. We first heard the name from a fellow traveler we met trekking in the Mongolian Altai Mountains. But the mention of the Silk Road quickly me sold me. We… Continue Reading →

A Disappointing Experience in the Tiger Leaping Gorge in China

We visited the Tiger Leaping Gorge in China as we traveled the north of the Yunnan province from Dali and Lijiang. Our stay in the Gorge lasted two days, which gave us the opportunity to explore the UNESCO World Heritage… Continue Reading →

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