On the Chinese side. They were not used to seeing us Americans and we were searched over and over again, like 7 times. Kashgar is sited west of the Taramaka desert.

We went to the Sunday Animal Market in Kashgar. There are few other markets in the world that have been in continuous operation as long as Kashgar’s. And there are few in the world that can match Kashgar’s colors, smells, hustle and bustle. we jumped into a taxi and sped away. We walked into the busy market, where traders were buying and selling this week’s stock of cows, sheep, goats and horses.

The Karakoram Highway

(KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the mountain range, through the Kunjerabad Pass, at an altitude of 15,397 ft. Due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, it is also referred to as the “Ninth Wonder of the World. I speak of this in my Pakistan trip. this is the KKH taken from both China and Pakistan