There’s a pagoda in the city, it’s called White Horse Pagoda 白马塔: Having spent an entire day doing nothing, we felt that we owed it to ourselves to go on a final sightseeing tour… …because good things are always over too soon. We passed by the ancient city walls: …and we had to find our […]
There were going to be some serious changes during the next couple of days, so we couldn’t just continue walking through the desert. Even though we would have liked to very much. We called up our favorite cab driver again (please please swallow) and devised a route that would take us to some places that […]
cucumbers for sale
It was about time to get rid of the broken Cucumber, so we went looking for some kind of second-hand market. We never made it there though. It was a long way, and we would often stop to make offers and listen to counter offers: We had originally paid 680rmb back in Yumen (Cucumber II), […]
My friend Steven from Canada had come to the motherland, so he decided to stop by for a visit: We had a good time checking out the Mogao Grottoes together: I had actually been to this place before in the summer of 2006: What a strange feeling. …I remember back in 2004, when I was […]
please please swallow!
I wanted the GPS-track that I had lost a couple of days ago (the best of all melons), so we took a cab and got it back. It’s a bit silly, I know that, but I just couldn’t stand the thought of my long red line showing a gap of 25km. We rode back to […]