Asia 2008 - Facts and Information
Index
Background information plus our experience and thoughts about this trip

ASIA INDEX 2008

SIBERIA INDEX
 Irkutsk Streets
 Irkutsk Churches
 Taltsy Museum
 Listvyanka
 Circum-Baikal Rlwy
 Trans-Mongolian Rlwy

MONGOLIA INDEX
 Ulaan Baatar
 Choijin Lama Temples
 Bogd Khan Palace
 Gandan Monastery
 Terelj National Park
 Khustai National Park

CHINA INDEX
Beijing Index
 First Impressions
 Forbidden City
 Temple of Heaven
 Beihai Park
 Confucius Temple
 Lama Temple
 Jinshang Park
 Great Wall

Pingyao Index
 First Impressions
 Pingyao Sights
 Rule of Law
 Walls and Beyond

Xi'an Index
 Walls & Streets
 Muslim Quarter
 Xi'an at Night
 Shaanxi Museum
 Forest of Steles
 Banpo Neolithic Vill
 Famen & Qian Ling
 Terracotta Army
 Terracotta Army Mus

Lanzhou Index
 Lanzhou - General
 Binglin Si Grottoes
 Kumbum & Xining
 Qu Tan Monastery

Along Silk Road Index
 Wuwei & Zhangye
 Matisi Grottoes
 Wenshu
 Jiayuguan

Dunhuang Index
 Dunhuang & Mogao
 Yumen Gate & Ya Dan

Turpan Index
 Turpan & Emin Minaret
 Jiaohe
 Tuyaq & Gaochang

Kashgar Index
 Train Turpan-Kashgar
 Kashgar
 Karakoram Highway
 Awat Market

KYRGYZSTAN INDEX
 Torugart Pass to Naryn
 Naryn to Karakol
 Karakol
 Jeti Oghuz Valley
 Karakol to Bishkek

 

Planning and Travel

Comments on why we went, how we got there and general arrangements - Click to enter


Day by Day

1 Siberia and Mongolia - Click to enter
2 China - Beijing to Lanzhou - Click to enter
3 China - Lanzhou to Kashgar - Click to enter
4 Kyrgyzstan - Click to enter


General Experience

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Border crossings - Click to enter

 




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