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Travelogue's Northern Xinjiang series synopsises - Part I Greta's trip

01-12-2012 18:53 BJT

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Episode 1: Urumqi's City Beat

Synopsis:In this episode of Travelogue, we’ll groove to Urumqi’s funky city beat and discover its delicious food and hospitable culture. We’ll head to Tian Chi, the Heavenly Lake, where you can cast your worries aside in the most dream-like of locations.

Question: What is the name of the scenic lake featured in this episode?

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Episode 2: An Agricultural Haven

Synopsis:In this episode of Travelogue, we’ll be exploring Qitai’s 2000-year-old Han farming culture and soaking up a piece of ancient history at the Northern court. We’ll feast on the best noodles in town and marvel at the remarkable symmetry of the landscape.

Question:What's the Chinese name of the famous noodle dish from Qitai?

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Episode 3: Wild Beauty

Synopsis:In this episode of Travelogue, we’ll be riding the Gobi desert road for a glimpse of the world’s most endangered wild horses in their natural sanctuary.
We’ll take a nervous peek inside the Ghost City and examine some petrified trees and colourful rock formations.

Question:What are full names of the 2 endangered animals featured in the Kalamaili Nature Reserve?

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Episode 4: Hidden Treasures of the Altai Mountains

Synopsis:In this episode of Travelogue, we’ll head to the Xinjiang-Mongolia border and learn what life is like for the Kazakh nomads. We’ll uncover the marvels of Keketuohai Geological Park and be dazzled by its naturally-occurring aquamarines and precious stones.

Question: What precious gem was featured in this episode?


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