The Heaven Pool

On September 8, 2011, in China Attractions, Cool Places, Must-sees, Nature Scenery, Xinjiang, by Jack Li

The Heaven Pool is dotted on the mountainside of the Bogda Peak, the highest peak in the east chain of the Tianshan Mountains in Xinjiang Province. The average sea level elevation there is 1928 meters. Renowned for its cultural value and picturesque lake scene, the Heaven Pool was named as one of the first main […]

Sayram Lake Travel Tips

On September 8, 2011, in Cultural Experience, Ethnic Group Flavors, Festivals, Lakes, Travel Info, Xinjiang, by Jack Li

Accommodation: You can get accommodations in some hotels around the lake. The temperature is low here and visitors need to add clothes timely. Diet: You will taste some special dishes here like boiled in clear soup mutton, roasted mutton and milk tea. Best Time to Visit Sayram Lake: In the end of July and the […]

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Lovers in the Middle of Sayram Lake

On September 8, 2011, in Ethnic Group Flavors, Islands, Lakes, Nature Scenery, Xinjiang, by Jack Li

There are four basement islands in the east side of Sayram Lake. The main land is 32 meters higher than the lake and it covers an area of 105 hectares. Some temples were built in islands. In a legend, Sayram Lake was beautiful grassland Lovers int he Middle of Sayram Lake in the past. A […]

Sayram Lake (Sailimu Lake)

On September 8, 2011, in Lakes, Must-sees, Nature Scenery, Xinjiang, by Jack Li

The national level scenic spot Sayram Lake (simplified Chinese: 赛里木湖; traditional Chinese: 賽裡木湖; pinyin:sài lǐ mù hú; literally “Sailimu Lake”) is located in the west of Yining City, Xingjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. The lake in a basin which is located in the north way of the Silk Road and it has 90km to the […]

Urumqi, “in the Hearth of the Silk Road”

On June 21, 2011, in Adventure Trip, More Cities, Xinjiang, by Jack Li

The city of Urumqi is the capital of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, under the administration of People’s Republic of China, counting 2.5 million habitants. Urumqi has the characteristic to be the most inland city in the world, being the furthest location on earth from any ocean. The population is a mix of two major […]

Turpan, “the western aspect of China”

The city is situated on the north-central Uygur of Xinjiang, northwest China. It is located almost 112 miles southeast of the city Urumqi (3 hours by train), on the northern border of the deep depression between the Bogda Mountains. It is very difficult to get to this remote place; the best suggestion is to book […]

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