Monthly Archives: May 2013

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The last entry in my Xinjiang series – nearly a month late! It’s been super busy; sorry to the three people who read this for the delays! I am a person who often chooses to do things my way – … Continue reading

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Journey into Nowhere

We bought bus tickets to a random town that, in my large-scale Xinjiang atlas, looked to be in the middle of the Tian Shan. We packed crackers, walnut spread, and a small watermelon. We boarded the bus the next morning … Continue reading

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An Unusual Place

Part Two in a short series on my trip to Xinjiang a couple of weeks ago. Not trying to be too hard on Korla – just my impressions. Korla is a town built on money – oil money, to be … Continue reading

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