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A scenic drive along the America Highway 50 Nicknamed the most lonely highway in America, the America Highway 50 derives its name from the truth that it is one of the top desolate highways in America. While there are many natural wonders, cultural reserves and Indian tribes along the way, including Oct. 25, 2016
Comprehensive History of Uygur Minority IV To preserve Russia's vested interest and maintain an equilibrium in influence with Britain in Central Asia, the Tsar, behind the back of the Qing Court, signed illegal commercial and trade treaties with ... Oct. 11, 2016
Comprehensive History of Uygur Minority III The Uygur areas from Hami in the east to Hotan in the south were unified into a greater feudal separatist Kaxgar Khanate after more than two centuries of separatism and feuding from the late 14th ... Oct. 09, 2016
Comprehensive History of Uygur Minority II Uygur means "unity" or "alliance." The origin of the ethnic group can be traced back to the Dingling nomads in northern and northwestern China and in areas south of Lake Baikal and between the Irtish River ... Oct. 08, 2016
Comprehensive History of Uygur Minority I The Uygur minority, together with other ethnic groups, has opened up the region and have had very close economic and cultural ties with people in other parts of the country, particularly central ... Oct. 04, 2016
Brief History of Uygur Monority in China The first Uygur ancestors migrated to the far Western Regions of China (mainly Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region) during a lapse power in the Central Empire after the end of the Tang Dynasty ... Sep. 30, 2016
Inhabited Environment of Mongolian Minority With the population of around 5.81 million, the Mongolian ethnic minority is the 9th largest ethnic minority group in the Peoples Republic of China after the Majority Han, the Zhuang, the Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uygur, Tujia and Yi Peoples. Majority of Mongoli Sep. 19, 2016
History of the Nadam Festival The origins of the Naadam Festival go long way back into times primordial when horse was domesticated and first hunters learned how to ride them. Though the historical evidence is not available ... Sep. 18, 2016
Mongolian Gourment on the Grassland The Mongolians' nomadic way of life determined their diet. Their cuisine is mainly based on meat and milk, which is referred as White Food and Red Food respectively. Top representative dishes include Whole Roast Lamp, Shou Pa Rou and Lamp Banquet ... Sep. 09, 2016
History of Mongolia in China Mongol was initially the name of a tribe roaming along the Erguna River. In the 7th century, the Mongols moved to the grasslands of western Mongolia, and then settled in the upper reaches of the Onon, Kerulen, Tula rivers and areas east of the Kentey Moun Sep. 06, 2016
Bridal Dress of the Fish Skin Tribe Women of the Hezhen ethnic minority marry in dresses of fish skin sewn with hand-twined animal tendons. Although made from primal material the finished article has many delicate flourishes, notably fret ... Aug. 26, 2016
Customs of Hezhen Minority ​The story telling and ballad singing are favorite pastimes among the Hezhen people, who have a wealth of folktales. Some of the longer epics and ballads can last for days on end, as tales of ancient heroes are narrated in speech alternating with songs. B Aug. 11, 2016
Arxan With the luxuriant natural resources and various nationality cultures, the region of Arxan borders China and Mongolia. About 13 nationalities live here and the mainly nationality is Mongolian. According to the geologists’ official inspections, this is the Aug. 03, 2016
Religious Belief of Oroqen Being Shamanists or animists, the Oroqen people believe in the omnipresence of spirits - that many objects in nature carried powerful spirits. Revered were the God of the Sun, the Mountain God ... Jul. 28, 2016
Guardian readers' travel photography competition: June—in pictures Dream-like almost-empty landscapes dominated this month. Scroll to see the winning shot, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Jul. 26, 2016
History of Oroqen Ethnic Minority The Oroqens originally peopled the region further north, across the Heilongjiang River and south of the Outer Khingan Mountains. However, pressures from the outside forced them to migrate South after ... Jul. 20, 2016
Residence and Lifestyle of Ewenki Minority The ancestors of Ewenki people originally lived in the forests northeast of Lake Baikal and along the Shileke River (upper reaches of the Heilong River). They mainly engaged in fishing, hunting and breeding ... Jul. 19, 2016
Aoluguya: A Pristine Art Performance of the Ewenkis The only hunting tribe which keeps reindeer in China, the deer-keeping Ewenki ethnic group, today has been reduced to the scale of a mere 200 people and 1,200 reindeer. However, “China’s last female chief,”... Jul. 08, 2016
Ewenki Ethnic Minority Odyssey The ancestor of the Ewenkis had originally been a people who earned their living by fishing, hunting and breeding reindeer in the forests northeast of Lake Baikal and along the Shileke River, tracing their ancestry to the ... Jul. 05, 2016
Ashayer: Photographic Epic About Normads in Persian There are always individuals who love both photographing and traveling. French photographer Kares Le Roy is one of them and published the book named "Ashayer - nomads in Persian" which is a photographic epic about the nomads ... Jun. 16, 2016
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