362 Kms from Karamay
Next, we spent a night in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province. It has a great night market and besides the night market, we visited the museum displaying ancient corpses. The 4000 year old mummies! Perfectly preserved in the arid climate and saline soil, with skin and hair intact, these mummies prove that European nomads migrated over the Himalayas thousands of years ago. Intriguing! The makings of a new sequel "Mummy III"!