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Turpan China Travel Blogs

Browse 11 travel blogs from Turpan, China. Read Turpan travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Jun 02, 2006 – Aug 24, 2009
People I met here who contributed to, and improved my trip: Julia (Russia), Hannes (Sweden), Portia (USA), Colin (Canada)Normal…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday November 22nd, 2006
#2 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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May 02, 2008 – May 15, 2008
We arrived at the train station before sunrise, it was still dark, only about 5:30am or so! Getting off the train (we all had d…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday June 4th, 2008
#3 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Sep 27, 2012 – Oct 19, 2012
The next day we spent visiting the many sites around Turpan. First stop was the ruined city of Gaochang. This city, also known …
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This blog was featured on Thursday October 4th, 2012
#4 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Sep 27, 2012 – Oct 19, 2012
Today was mostly a travel day, as we drove the 300 kilometres from Tian Chi to Turpan. Turpan lies in one of the hottest region…
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This blog was featured on Thursday October 4th, 2012
#5 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Aug 12, 2008 – Dec 14, 2010
And then, as we descended through the heat towards the Turpan basin, I realized this was a definete in my life. Somewhere …
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This blog was featured on Friday February 20th, 2009
#6 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
7 cent Ice cream
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Feb 21, 2009 – Jan 01, 2010
After 2 days on the train, I'm finally in Turpan.  I always have a nervous and excited feeling when I leave the train stat…
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#7 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Apr 06, 2010 – Oct 11, 2010
Turpan is in Xinyiang province and we have some fresh linguistic challenges; the locals speak Ugihur, a Tur…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday May 5th, 2010
#8 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
In the oven of China
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Jul 29, 2009 – Aug 22, 2009
Last night I bumped into an Aussie/Kiwi couple I'd seen at Karakul. They'd hired a car and driver to see the same few sights I'…
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#9 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
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Dec 04, 2006 – Aug 21, 2007
Now I liked Turpan.My liking for Turpan is due in no small part to John's Information Cafe, which may be one of the finest plac…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday April 6th, 2011
#10 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
Turpan
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Aug 16, 2009 – Mar 27, 2010
If you want to go directly from Dunhuang to Turpan you have to take a 13h bus ride. There should be a train connection in the f…
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#11 of 11 Turpan travel blogs
Chinese entree fees
posted by:
hyo
Sep 05, 2006 – Oct 01, 2006
After a 22 hour train ride through the Taklamen dessert aka the dessert from which you never return we arrive in Turpan. In Tur…
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