Category Archives: Urumqi

Getting Ready for Business

Young Chinese, or maybe she is Uyghur – highly unlikely as she is wearing pants, girl is getting ready for business in Urumqi China. I believe those are apples or some type of other fruit, covered in some kind of … Continue reading

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International Grand Bazaar

During our short visit to Urumqi we visited International Grand Bazaar, this where I took the photo of all those cool knifes. In the middle of this place is one of the main architectural attractions, this huge tower. I was … Continue reading

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Smelly Sticks

Following up on my last night post with one of the smelly sticks photos. They burn very slow, with some smoke coming off them and have one of those mysterious smells. There are also burning candles around (not pictured), so … Continue reading

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Magic Dragon

On our last day in China we went to see Red Mountain park in downtown Urumqi. I took a few pictures around there, here is one of them. They have a working Buddhist church there, wait, not sure if it … Continue reading

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Urumqi Street Police

After last year summer unrest in Chinese XinJiang province, the capital is still full with Chinese Military police. They usually walk in groups of 5+ people. At one place we saw about 30 of them cooling off in the shade.  … Continue reading

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Personalities

They were made by the same maker. Long time ago they looked the same. Over many years each developed its own personality adopted from the people it provided its shelter. What would they look like 10 years from now?

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Window to Nowhere

Previous two posts had some windows in it so I decided to dedicate at least two more more posts with some type of windows in it. I really like these over burned breaks they used to shut this window. We … Continue reading

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