Urumqi Travel Reviews

Apr 27, 2013 13:14

2008 I biked from Germany to China. It was the best of my life. And I was astonished to see the traffic sign in Uigur, the luangages were in Chinese and Arabic. Turkish people told me bevor I mad my biking-tour, that all people live in muddy cottages. In Uigur I have seen little houses, big houses and ... Details

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Dec 15, 2005 12:12

Traveling in Xinjiang can be a little different for women than for men, especially as a foreign woman - just keep that in mind. Xinjiang is roughly 50% Uighur, and the Uighur have very different cultural standards than the Han Chinese (there is a significan Hui population in Xinjiang, but I'm not sure ... Details

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Oct 16, 2004 12:10

The six-hour ride from Turpan to Urumqi was not very tiring, despite the hot weather. In fact, I didn't even doze off considering all the places we went to in Turpan. Along the way, you'll notice rows of enormous white windmills on both sides of the highway that look more like airplane propellers. ... Details

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