China Xinjiang Urumqi : Coal Factory in Red Fire Mountain / Huoshaoshan 新疆火烧山

We left Urumqi early in the morning, went Tian Shan first then move into Gurbantunggut Desert, also the second largest desert in China after Taklimakan Desert. Then stopped by Dahuangshan Expressway a little and shoot pictures of Fire Mountain. The Fire Mountain is located on the Gobi Desert in the Karamay Nature Reserve.  At the first look, …

Silk Road : UNESCO World Heritage Site – Zhangye Danxia Mountain

UNESCO World Heritage site Zhangye Dania is famous for its rainbow-colored mountains located in Zhangye, Gansu China.  Zangye was an important city on the ancient Silk Road and one of four counties in Hexi Corridor. This unique geological formation has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2010.  We traveled 40 km away from …