In the morning
we are awakened by the beautiful sound of Chinese music and the
sweet voice of the drill instructor from the school next door.
But no vacuum-packaged
The place of
101 pagodas at Jiaohe. There were one hundred (to be seen in front,
left, right, back) and one (to be seen in the middle) pagodas on
A tunnel with
water in it? What is this all about?
The mosque of
Turfan, slightly outside the city
many things on offer
city of Jiaohe which is about 2000 years old and today is 1650 by
300 metres of ruins. It is located on an island between rivers and
was the seat of different governments until it was destroyed by
fire in the 14th century.
What do you
do with grapes if you should not drink wine? Raisins in all colours
(still mainly Muslim population).
Read this sample
of Chinese calligraphy to find out.
in the background the typical buildings used for drying raisins
(built out of offset bricks, the holes in the wall allow the dry
air to stream through the raisins)