China : Xinjiang Urumqi International Grand Bazaar – Top 10 things to buy or eat!

Urumqi – Capital of Xinjiang Urumqi is the capital of Xinjiang and also one of the biggest city in this region. It is the major hub for ancient Silk Road during the Tang Dynasty. When our bus entered the city of Urumqi, that is when the traffic jam started. Moving from one place to another …

Silk Road China Xinjiang : Emin Minaret at Turpan – Uyghur Islamic Architecture

Turpan in Xinjiang is one of the important cities for Ancient Silk Road. Luckily it is still able to preserve several monuments of ancient Uyghur architecture. Emin Minaret is just one of them.  We were here in the morning and luckily the crowd was not too bad yet. Also known as  (Su Gong Ta / …