Tag Archives: Xinjiang

Explore

UK based outdoor retailer Blacks is asking bloggers to submit photos of their ‘epic adventures’ for a chance to win £2000 of travel with Explore UK. The aim is to create a blog post showcasing photos of adventure in the great outdoors. Below … Continue reading

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I’m Famous!!! (Again)

The new Alliance China brochure is out and my photo of yurts in Xinjiang is featured on the cover! Check it out by clicking the link below, as well as my quote on page 12. http://issuu.com/allianceglobaled/docs/2014_ag_china_brochure_final It’s so great to … Continue reading

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Scary Karaoke and China’s Caucasian Mummies

Urumqi: a place where Han China meets Xinjiang. A relatively young city by Chinese standards, Urumqi was established in the Tang Dynasty- the same time period that Xi’an was in its prime and the Dazu Caves and Leshan Buddha were … Continue reading

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Donkey Haggling and Concubines

After we dropped our things off at the hotel, we hopped on the bus to the animal market! We drove for about a half hour to a road lined with tall poplar trees with fields on either side. While the … Continue reading

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Riding Camels and Climbing Sand Dunes in the Gobi Desert

The night before we all left for Xinjiang, Margo and I wandered around a night market a few blocks from campus. We admired extremely ridiculous clothes that were too small for us, as well as hair bows, sparkly purses and … Continue reading

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