Voyage of discovery - the Silk Road over the heavy heart of Quest desert, thousands of Kwan Shan, a mysterious heart of Quest Silk Road trip can become an unforgettable experience of city life. Haizi blue, green pastures, golden deserts, heroes Populus euphratica, together with Yi Gu sudden insights of life and history, passion, unless you see it?
First stop: Race Satoki - suffered "three Haizi"
Our Coaster bus along a winding desert road climb, gradually lush plants together. A sudden turn, a large blue color jumped into our field of vision. "Three Haizi" - Sailimu Lake! Surrounded by snow-capped peaks a green grass, while the grassland also enclosed a blue lake in the ... ... Beyond the Great Wall, you shuttles desert thousands of miles later, all of a sudden into such a beautiful paradise, indeed excited about the.
Morning, Kazak herdsman cried out we look at the sunrise. Beyond the Great Wall, where the sun as the inhabitants of hearty, only days to see the water phase at a brilliant color in leap blink of an eye, the sun has been out of the water, to visit the earth. Skirted the shepherd's flute ears, deep lake that moment again intoxicating blue glow, I think this is a swing-excited soul of America, one without any correction made of honest ... ...
Second stop: Jingyuan Temple - Encounter Xibe descent from Bole into the Ili, we went straight to the Qapqal of Jingyuan Temple. This is a Buddhist temple, people feel surprised that the brick used in the building, wood carving, painting, clay sculpture trying to shift the Central Plains culture and the characteristics of the perfect integration of the Western Regions. In the hall behind a series of portraits of the story describing Xibe westward attracted everyone's attention: in 1764 the Qing troops moved westward to requisition Xibe Ili Zhunkenshubian, 3275 from Mukden (Shenyang) starting after 17 months of hard journey, and finally arrived in Ili, rely on their diligence and wisdom in this rebuild their homes.
In Jingyuan Si Wai, we see men and women are dressed in costumes, singing and dancing. A local old man told us that these people are descendants of Sibo, they play "East Bull," blowing "Ink g tune," Belém jumping dance, to express their nostalgia.
Third stop: Populus euphratica - brilliant life described in the "wind-swept pastures are cattle and sheep," the narat prairie, feeling the Runaways troops on the heart's content, we crossed the Tianshan Mountains, along the desert highway into what is known as "sea of death" in the Taklimakan Desert.
Populus euphratica protected areas near the Tarim River when it's noon, and we abandoned the vehicle and on foot. Between heaven and earth, in addition to arc-shaped sand dunes, camel thorn trees occasionally too low, there is only the wind moaning in the ear. An open space, the suddenly feel so insignificant in nature, was actually, as if that is in a gravel desert.
Passed a towering sand dunes, in front of long-awaited emergence of the green - euphratica. Walked by the sun was scorching hot sand, green, dried tree Populus euphratica and whiten with access to our field of vision. Faced Zhiya towering, tree trunks are still standing proudly in the desert Zhan Su split the wind in the Populus euphratica, I suddenly sentiment predecessors have said "less than the desert, I wonder if heaven and earth wide; not see euphratica, not knowing the glory of life," the true meaning.
4th Station: Cross River City - Dialogue from Turpan to Jiaohegucheng thousand years of history, only 10 kilometers. The sun shining like a thousand years ago, as exposure to the silence of the city pool, but also our eyes and spines Sheng Teng. This is a death without any signs of life in the city, and only sporadic scattered camel thorn for this dotted with only a yellow green.
2000 years ago, our ancestors were surrounded by two rivers into the high-dig construction stage, the city, housing, government office, palaces, temples, are numerous, achievement of a military hub. Today, the two rivers are still flowing slowly, City Wall has long been the collapse of the trail there is no trace to be found. Old blossom of Jiaohegucheng why gone? Natural disasters? War? The face of those ancient voices of the millennium a dialogue with you Can Yuan.
"Day ascend the flames of hope, at dusk yinma Pong Cross River", under these circumstances, every passer-by will be caught in the history of meditation.