fredag 14. oktober 2016

Is Xinjiang China's best-kept secret?

"Bosh bosh!" vendors yell as they yank sheep along by their tails, shoving them from trucks into the pens where they'll be sold to their death. We're in the riotous Sunday livestock market on the outskirts of Kashgar, in China's remote northwesternmost Xinjiang province. Yaks, camels and Xinjiang's famously fat-bottomed lambs have all been delivered to the market -- the biggest of its kind in Central Asia -- by bearded men from miles around, to be sold by the day's end. Read more