urumqi grand bazaar

More bizarre than bazaar

This market is promoted as a window to the Silk Road. Unfortunately it lacks authenticity and is just another symbol of the growth of tourism in China.

kashgar old city

China’s Silk Road City

Arriving in Kashgar is like stepping out of a time machine. It’s hard to believe this is China – it could be the Silk Road from centuries ago!

temple of heaven park

Staying young in old China

Visit the park around Beijing’s Temple of Heaven any morning and you will not be so worried about getting old. Hundreds of elderly people will amaze you!

great wall of china

If these walls could talk

The Great Wall of China stretches across the country. One of the easiest places to visit it from is Beijing. But what does the wall think of that? 🙂