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TRAVELLING SOLO THROUGH THE SILK ROAD - Three months ago, I took a 2.5 month trip through the Silk Road, a ancient network of trade routes, starting from China, I went through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and finally Turkmenistan and it was honestly the most unforgettable trip I have ever had traveling. The rawness of the hospitality and kindness was beyond any words that I can describe. By Sophia Kim for WeAreTravelGirls.com

CONQUERING STIGMAS: TRAVELLING SOLO THROUGH THE SILK ROAD

As a women travelling solo through the Silk Road carries some stigmas. In this post we share the positive experiences of a 2 month trip here.

The Buddhist shrines of Maiji Shan — Corn Cob Mountain one of the ancient way-stations along the Silk Road.

Here once stood an magnificent tree ! Which is now calledThe Buddhist shrines of Maiji Shan — Corn Cob Mountain one of the ancient way-stations along the Silk Road.

Jiayuguan Fort, silk road, Gansu Province, China

Great Wall of China / Jiayuguan Fortress century); at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall.

Along the Silk Road- Kashgar, Turpan, Urumqi. - on my bucket list to go here

Along the Silk Road- Kashgar, Turpan, Urumqi. So want to travel along the Silk Road.

The great silk road: Spices...this is here everyday, but when you see it for the first time it's like a work of art that went unsigned...gorgeous find...and pics..

INDIA: The great silk road: Spices.this is here everyday, but when you see it for the first time it's like a work of art that went unsigned.and pics.

Turpan, China -one of several stops I plan to make on my trip along the Silk Road.

"Turpan (China Turpan, or Tulufan as the Chinese call it, is in Xinjiang province. The population in this province are of the Uyghur minority - descendants from Alexander the Great or the Turkish people. Even their language sounds like Turkish.

Kashgar - this brings back happy memories.  Love the silk road. Wondering how much it has changed since I was there.

Visited Kashgar twice. Such an awesome place! It's on Marco Polo's Silk Route and the site of a fascinating weekly market.

tracy porter..poetic wanderlust..-Travel in style... Flaming Mountains, the Silk Road,by Frau Chrissie

“mordmardok: “ Flaming Mountains, the Silk Road ” Silk road limousine service ”

Xinjiang Turpan Flaming Mountain with a Tiny Muslim Shrine. Silk road (China)

Xinjiang Turpan Flaming Mountain with a Tiny Muslim Shrine.

How to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Central Asia Travel: A Beginner's Guide

Advice on how to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries like Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Kizilgaha Beacon Tower,protection for caravans on the Silk Road

Kizilgaha Beacon Tower,protection for caravans on the Silk Road

Travel the Silk Road in China’s Gansu Province – Episode 436

Travel the Silk Road in China's Gansu Province

Travel the Silk Road in China’s Gansu Province – Amateur Traveler Episode 436

The Silk Road, by Dr Oliver Wild- (The Circle of Ancient  Iranian Studies - CAIS)©

Silk Road: The Bezeklik Grottoes in the Flaming Mountains near Turfan hang precariously off a cliff above a steep gorge.

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