Lonely Planet Xinjiang by Lonely Planet
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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest China guide book and includes:
Xinjiang chapters Understanding China Xinjiang maps

Perhaps the best reason to visit Xinjiang is the chance to experience the heart of the Silk Road, to walk in the footsteps of Marco Polo and to see what was once the superhighway of the Asian continent.
This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Xinjiang, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Xinjiang.
Coverage includes:

Understanding China: China Today, History, People of China, Religion & Beliefs, Chinese Cuisine, Arts & Architecture, China's Landscape, Martial Arts of China Central Xinjiang, Urumqi, Tian Chi, Turpan & around, Hami (Kumul), Kuqa & around, Southwest Xinjiang -Kashgaria, Kashgar, Karakoram Highway, Southern Silk Road, Yengisar, Yarkand, Karghilik, Hotan, Hotan to Golmud, Northern Xinjiang, Bu'er jin, Kanas Lake Nature Reserve, Yining and Bole & around

Lonely Planet's China guide is researched and written by: Damian Harper, Min Dai, Michael Kohn, Robert Kelly, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low, Bradley Mayhew, Piera Chen, Chung Wah Chow, Christopher Pitts, David Eimer


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Published June 1, 2012 by Lonely Planet.
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction

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