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Xinjiang - Hotan (Hetian)

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  • Uyghur woman
  • Stall selling Uyghur hats
  • Carpet showing Uyghur musicians
  • Carpet weaver
  • Children playing on street
  • Bread shop
  • Uyghur family on streets of Hotan
  • Silk production
  • Young carpet weaver
  • Carpet weaver
  • Uyghur woman and child
  • Silk production
  • Carpet weaving
  • Carpet weaving
  • Boy making knives
  • Boy making knives
  • Hat seller
  • Cheeky Uyghur lad
  • Man with plates on donkey cart
  • Silk production demonstration
  • Tie-dyed silk
  • Silk production demonstration
  • Silk production demonstration
  • Silk weaving demonstration
  • Silk weaving demonstration

This old man pulled up with his donkey cart and waved at us. Another man came over with a pile of china plates and placed them on the cart... we all wondered whether they made it to
their destination intact!!
Hotan, Xinjiang, China.
[Photographer: Jonathan E Tyrrell]

Uyghur man transporting plates on his cart