mesmerising beauty of Kanas, Xinjiang 醉美喀纳斯

(Distant Xinjiang – Part 3 of 6) – Part 2 of 6 here 5 – 8 August 2015 We started our journey from Urumqi (烏魯木齊) at 11am, going through oil city Karamay/Kelamayi (克拉瑪依) with a stopover at Karamay Devil’s City(烏爾禾魔鬼城), an interesting landscape with wind and rain eroded earthen mounds before reaching quaint Burqin/Bu’erjin (布爾津) after…

sun, sea and sand…

How it all began… My old schoolmate Ellen who resides in Kuala Lumpur said in the beginning of the year, “I’m coming back to KK to attend Albert’s wedding (another old schoolmate of ours) in December and let’s make a short trip away while I’m there, you and me for the first time, to Mantanani…