Travel to China: Kashgar: Photo 2
It would be interesting to know what fraction of the passengers are Uighur. A safe bet: disproportionately few. The Han have been here a long time, but the road from the airport to the city was unpaved until 1976. The journey in prior decades was a considerable one. For an outstanding account of an overland journey from China Proper, see Peter Fleming's News from Tartary, 1937.
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