The Beautiful Kashgar (1): Beautiful Mountains
Kashgar is located in the most western part of China, with the Taklimakan Desert in its east, the Karakoram Mountains and the Ali Mountain in its south, the Pamir Plateau in its west and the Tianshan Mountain in its north. The meandering Yerqiang River, formed by melting water from mountains, snow and ice, nourishes the fertile farmland on both sides of the river. The earliest agricultural civilization in the western region also originated here.
People living here hold plain and unpretentious minds while facing to the harsh nature environment. They are looking forward to the beauty of life and tasting the true meaning of ordinary lives.
The Beautiful Kashgar (2): The Long Silk Road
Kashgar has a written history of more than 2,000 years. Home to 47 ethnic groups, it is the birthplace of Uighur culture and a hub for cultural exchanges between east and west. Zhang Qian, an envoy of the Han dynasty, made friends with various countries in the western regions, who made the influence of the Han dynasty of China reach the east and west of the Pamir plateau. His visit not only enhanced the connection between the Xinjiang region and the mainland of China, but also made the exchanges and contacts between China and central Asia, western Asia and even southern Europe closer. The footprints of Zhang Qian and other historical figures accelerated the exchange, integration and development of diverse cultures, and made Kashgar a stronghold for political, economic and cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries. Kashgar, the pearl city on the silk road, has witnessed the ups and downs of this ancient road.
This is Kashgar, rich and harmonious, diverse and peaceful, so colorful that individual lives can hardly be exhausted. No wonder some people call it the most poetically inhabited place in human history.
The Beautiful Kashgar (3): The Oasis Civilization
The oasis civilization, which has thrived for thousands of years, not only makes Kashgar the best transit hub for the intersection of eastern and western goods, but also creates its unique folk customs and artistic styles. In the tug of war between the desert and the oasis, people wave joy in the face, the love and home chant will be handed down from generation to generation.
In this warm land of Kashgar, good sunshine, light and heat conditions are conducive to crops and grasses to enhance photosynthesis and increase sugar accumulation, which can be called the paradise of melon and fruit trees, so the melon and fruit here is famous for its sweet taste.