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  They say there are more than 100,000 people at the Sunday Market in Kashgar, and I would think at least that many sheep, both dead and alive. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
  They say there are more than 100,000 people at the Sunday Market in Kashgar, and I would think at least that many sheep, both dead and alive. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Bagels, bagels, we got your bagels....Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
Bagels, bagels, we got your bagels....Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Test driving a horse at the Sunday Market. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
Test driving a horse at the Sunday Market. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Pouring some hot water for a cup of "wanza", tea with large chunks of rock candy sugar inside. Yum... Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
Pouring some hot water for a cup of "wanza", tea with large chunks of rock candy sugar inside. Yum... Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Counting money, after the market. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.

Counting money, after the market. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Long Live Chairman Mao! Even now Chairman Mao still presides over the central square in Kashgar. It is interesting to note that back on the other side of the country, in Beijing, most of the Mao statues were torn down years ago.
Long Live Chairman Mao! Even now Chairman Mao still presides over the central square in Kashgar. It is interesting to note that back on the other side of the country, in Beijing, most of the Mao statues were torn down years ago.



 
 

Noodle soup is the food staple for both young and old in this region. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
Noodle soup is the food staple for both young and old in this region. Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Leaving the city of Kashgar, we head south and east to Tibet. South of Yecheng, Xinjiang, China.
Leaving the city of Kashgar, we head south and east to Tibet. South of Yecheng, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Crossing into the Kunlun Shan mountains. Before Mazar, Xinjiang, China.
Crossing into the Kunlun Shan mountains. Before Mazar, Xinjiang, China.



 
 

Heading further into the "Mountains of Darkness." Before Mazar, Xinjiang, China.
Heading further into the "Mountains of Darkness." Before Mazar, Xinjiang, China.





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