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"Day 6 - On the way to Turpan - the wind mill" Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Things to Do Tip by yirutang

 
 

Turpan is about 2-3 hours drive from Urumqi. Not like what's in Yili, that area is all rocky dessert. It is also very very windy. We saw big windmill farm along the road. It is said that the windmill cannot be built in places where the wind is too strong, it can only be built where the wind is milder.

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  • Written May 30, 2006
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