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The Migration History of Primi Ethnic The Primis is the descendant of ancient Qiang ethic group, which used to be the strongest Ethnic Minority in the northwestern China (now in Gansu and Qinghai Province). Their force had once covered the whole... Jun. 05, 2018
Life Changes of Dukha Reindeer Herders Family in Mongolia In north central Mongolia, in the taiga along the border with Russia, the Dukha people have lived a nomadic life for generations, roaming with their reindeer herds and hunting to fill in a diet based ... May. 31, 2018
Genghis Khan Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia... May. 07, 2018
Kingdom of Ice: Mesmerizing Freshwater Lake in Winter Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1,700 m) freshwater lake in the world, curves for nearly 400 miles through south-eastern Siberia, north of the Mongolian border. It contains ... May. 04, 2018
Old Town of Lijiang is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China The Old Town of Lijiang, located in the Lijiang autonomous county of Yunnan province, is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China. The architecture of the Old Town of Lijiang is noteworthy for the... Apr. 04, 2018
Winter on the steppe: visiting Mongolia in low season Mongolia has notoriously frigid winters – temperatures can fall as low as -40°C in January and Ulaanbaatar holds the record as the world's coldest capital city. Tourism typically sees its low season between November and late March, but visitors that venture to Mongolia at this frosty time of year will find there is still in fact plenty to see and do. Mar. 21, 2018
Chinese Tea Culture The Chinese nation has written a brilliant page for its tea culture in the history of world civilization. The development of tea has been one of China's principal contributions to the world. Dec. 26, 2017
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 2017
Historical and Cultural Tour in Hohhot Hohhot is the regional capital of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region. It is located in the center of Inner Mongolia, with its north being the Yinshan Mountains and Yellow River to its south. Oct. 27, 2017
Top 5 Attractions in Xiamen ​Xiamen and the surrounding countryside are famous for being an ancestral home to overseas Chinese. It became one of China’s earliest Special Economic Zones in the 1980s. Xiamen was recently voted China’s cleanest city, and has many attractions for the tourist. Oct. 05, 2017
Urumqi Urumqi city is near the northern route of the Silk Road, to the west of Bogda Mountain and southeastern edge of Junggar Basin. It has a total population of 1,850,000, covering an area of 10,902 square kilometers. Sep. 28, 2017
History of Uzbek Minority The name Uzbek first originated from the Uzbek Khan, one of the local rulers under the Mongol Empire in the 14th century. Himself a Moslem, the Uzbek Khan spread Islam in his Khanate. In the 15th century, a number... Sep. 28, 2017
Readers' travel photography competition: August – the winners From reindeer in northern Sweden to penguins in South Georgia, this month’s images include some very original animal shots. Scroll down to see the winner, who receives a £200 holiday voucher from Exodus Travels. The overall 2017 winner will go on a 16-night wildlife holiday for two to Costa Rica with Exodus. Sep. 07, 2017
Yugur Clothes and Hats Yugur clothing has been influenced by the clothes of Mongolians and Tibetans but has distinct features of its own. Yugur clothes reflect their animal husbandry culture. There are several styles of clothing, robes... Aug. 29, 2017
Origins of Yugur Minority The Yugur ethnic minority can trace its origins to the nomadic ancient Ouigurs in the Erhun River valley during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In the mid-9th century, the ancient Ouigurs, beset by snowstorms, feuding... Aug. 28, 2017
Folk Songs of Hui People The culture of Hui people originally had been characterized by influences from the traditional culture of Western Asia and assimilation from the Han culture. However, due to the introduction of the Han language as a common... Aug. 22, 2017
History of Hui Minority During the early years of the 13th century when Mongolian troops were making their western expeditions, group after group of Islamic-oriented people from Middle Asia, as well as Persians and Arabs... Aug. 18, 2017
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅱ Tibetan medicine has a long history. Doctors of this school of medicine pay great attention to practical skills. They diagnose illnesses by observation, auscultation, smelling, interrogation and pulse... Aug. 07, 2017
The cave dwelling The history of cave dwelling, a traditional dwelling format of the inhabitants on the loess plateau in northwest China, can be dated back to four thousand years ago. It is widely seen in some regions of the loess plateau, such as Shanxi, Henan, Hebei, Inner Mongolia and Gansu. Aug. 02, 2017
Brief History of Tatar Minority As for the Tatars, they are a small Muslim group almost exclusively found in Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region in Western China, in the cities of Aletai, Changji, Yili, Yining, Tacheng and ... Jul. 25, 2017
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