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Urumqi — China’s melting pot


The Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is the region's largest bazaar and resembles the grand bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is the region's largest bazaar and resembles the grand bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey.

THE ancient Silk Road fascinates me.

The most popular route is from Xian to Urumqi in Xijiang, an autonomous region in northwest China, which passes through the ancient cities of Lanzhou, Xining, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Hami and Turpan.

Urumqi , Xinjiang , China , travel

Chermaine Poo

Chermaine Poo

Chermaine Poo is a chartered accountant turned actress, TV host, emcee and columnist. Now she juggles between motherhood and running her classic car restoration workshop, Restoration Performance Design. And because she doesn’t sleep, she writes this columns and a blog on www.chermainepoo.com. Follow her on Facebook.com/ChermainePoo, and Instagram.com/ChermainePoo or drop her an email at

   

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