March 23, 2014
A Uyghur father cracks open apricot shells for the interior seed in his traditional mud packed home in Kashgar. Apricots are one of the most common fruits you will find in Xinjiang and all along the ancient trade route through Central Asia, The Silk Road.

A Uyghur father cracks open apricot shells for the interior seed in his traditional mud packed home in Kashgar. Apricots are one of the most common fruits you will find in Xinjiang and all along the ancient trade route through Central Asia, The Silk Road.

March 4, 2014
Uyghur girls play in the countryside near Kashgar, Xinjiang.

Uyghur girls play in the countryside near Kashgar, Xinjiang.

June 26, 2013
A young Uyghur man pulls a sanlunche (三轮车) into the courtyard of a home in Kashgar. 

A young Uyghur man pulls a sanlunche (三轮车) into the courtyard of a home in Kashgar. 

May 19, 2013
A young Uyghur man poses for the camera after afternoon chai in Kashgar.

A young Uyghur man poses for the camera after afternoon chai in Kashgar.

February 13, 2013
A Uyghur couple rides an electric scooter through Old Town, Kashgar. This part of Kashgar is being demolished and rebuilt like many “ancient” towns in China. It will soon be “jiade” like the Great Wall and so many other “new” old and ancient places. I was there last March and again in August and couldn’t believe what had happened in such a short period of time. 
Kashgar, October 2012
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A Uyghur couple rides an electric scooter through Old Town, Kashgar. This part of Kashgar is being demolished and rebuilt like many “ancient” towns in China. It will soon be “jiade” like the Great Wall and so many other “new” old and ancient places. I was there last March and again in August and couldn’t believe what had happened in such a short period of time. 

Kashgar, October 2012

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November 6, 2012
Goodbye Kashgar, November 2012

Goodbye Kashgar, November 2012

October 12, 2012
A Uyghur woman prays towards Mecca in her home. Uyghurs, as all Muslims, pray at least 5 times a day. Near Kasghar, 2012

A Uyghur woman prays towards Mecca in her home. Uyghurs, as all Muslims, pray at least 5 times a day. Near Kasghar, 2012

September 20, 2012
Goodnight Kashgar

Goodnight Kashgar

April 13, 2012
Young Uyghur Girl Preparing Noodles for Dinner, Kashgar 2012

Young Uyghur Girl Preparing Noodles for Dinner, Kashgar 2012

April 7, 2012
Akbar, my tea date. Nothing like a young man taking me out for tea and then a bookstore…escorted on his scooter.
Kashgar, 2012

Akbar, my tea date. Nothing like a young man taking me out for tea and then a bookstore…escorted on his scooter.

Kashgar, 2012

March 27, 2012
Uyghur Sisters, Kashgar 2012

Uyghur Sisters, Kashgar 2012

March 26, 2012

March 23, 2012
Camel Cart from Kashgar, 2012

Camel Cart from Kashgar, 2012

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