Monthly archive July, 2013
Urumqi to Almaty - Part 2: leaving China

Urumqi to Almaty – Part 2: leaving China

As you can see (in the last post) there are few trees in this part of the world, towns are few and far between and they are not places that you would find hotels in, so thinking about a place to sleep for the night was a little distressing. We would have to find somewehre...
Urumqi to Almaty - Part 1: leaving Urumqi

Urumqi to Almaty – Part 1: leaving Urumqi

Finally it was time to get back on the road. We departed Urumqi heading for Kazakhstan with our visas on board and a willingness to find campsites along the way. The whole trip would be just under 1000km. But we had only had 8 days to get to the Chinese border. There was little time...