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, …

Journey to the West : Flaming Mountains in Turpan Xinjiang 西游记火焰山

The Flaming Mountains of Turpan are located in the Tian Shan Mountain range in China’s Xinjiang province. These mountains lie to the east of the city of Turpan, which is located on the northeastern rim of the Taklamakan Desert. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Turpan Xinjiang. Beware of the burn …