Xinjiang in 60 Seconds

Uyghur buildings

Traditional Uyghur dwellings feature flat square roofs, walls tamped with bricks and mud and a fairly deep front corridor. Outer walls are always painted white, blue, green, pink and yellow.

Xinjiang food

A paradise of food can be found in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China.

A teardrop of the gods - Tukai Desert

Tukai is a desert amongst the green lands of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China and is home to over 100 creatures.

Xinjiang's "sweaty blood horse"

Ferghana horses are extremely rare in China, and arrived through the Silk Road over 2,000 years ago. The Kazakh's of China are exceptionally skilled at riding this type of horse, which originated in Uzbekistan and Krygyzstan. The horses can run up to a kilometer in 67 seconds.