Kashgar market another world, China

Kashgar market another world

Kashgar market another world! The “Kashgar Market” is the weekly market that brings together the inhabitants of the region. It is famous because over the decades, perhaps centuries, it has maintained its authenticity. However, they tell us that it is a place in danger of extinction since the Chinese government is determined to …

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Kashgar on the Silk Road

Kashgar on the Silk Road

Kashgar on the Silk Road! Anerve center of the Silk Road is Kashgar , in the extreme west of China, in the province of Xingiang. We are in the Uigur area gradually being diluted among the masses of Chinese have the central government sent there just to drown native ethnic groups and stifle any …

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Karakul Lake China!

Karakul Lake China!

Karakul Lake China! Thinking about dream destinations, perhaps close in time and which I will comment on in due course :-), I can’t help but remember one of the great milestones of the section of the trip to Central Asia, along the Silk Road, that I did in the summer …

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Oasis on the Silk Road, China

Oasis on the Silk Road, China

Oasis on the Silk Road, China! Yarkand, in Xingiang, the Uyghur region of China, is another of those semi-lost enclaves and somewhat overshadowed by the fame of Kashgar, which line the Silk Road. This is an oasis city, and our idea was to use it as a gateway to the Taklamakan desert to spend a …

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Mausoleum of Abakh Khoja

Mausoleum of Abakh Khoja

Mausoleum of Abakh Khoja! Sure you are wondering but where the hell is this place? The Abakh Khoja Mausoleum is a corner near Kashgar , the mythical stop in Central Asia where most of the itineraries of the Silk Road converge. Just 5 km from the city center, in Haoghan village, this …

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National Museum In Dublin

National Museum In Dublin

National Museum In Dublin! Today I am going to talk to you about the National Museum of Dublin, one of the visits that I believe is essential in this city. I’m not very into museums, really, but that’s not why I refuse to visit some, and among those I select, those that have …

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What to see in Galway

What to see in Galway

What to see in Galway? Galway is probably one of the best-known cities in Ireland after Dublin. Located on the West Coast, it is one of those cities where students abound, and a destination for immigrants looking to learn English while working. My expectations were quite high, and as sometimes happens, they largely …

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The east coast of Ireland and its endless beaches

The east coast of Ireland

The east coast of Ireland! From Drogheda – our “base of operations” to Newgrange and its surroundings – we decided to visit the coast in the direction of Ulster (Northern Ireland). I suppose that most people who travel from Dublin to, for example, the Giant’s Causeway, travel on the M1 motorway as it …

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Cong Ireland film

Cong Ireland film

Cong Ireland film! A curious name for this small town in County Mayo,  close to the most famous Connemara: Cong. Well, apart from the name, it is a great choice to stop and eat. Mainly because it is the main setting for John Ford’s mythical film “The Quiet Man.” Also because its typical streets are very pleasant. And because …

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Dublin The city of Ireland

Dublin The city of Ireland

Dublin The city of Ireland! Place of reception and departure of our three-week trip to independent Ireland a walk around Dublin was enough for me to like this manageable and fun city from the beginning. Of typically Anglo-Saxon streets, in its details, it reminded me of the London that I have …

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