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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Meet the man who created ‘Kashgar coffee'” – below is their description.
The city of Kashgar in southern Xinjiang is known for being a trade hub on the legendary Silk Road that once connected ancient China to the West. In Kashgar, Mardan Ablimit owns a coffee shop where he makes “Kashgar coffee” by combining local spices to the drink. The result is a unique blend that connects visitors to the city’s storied past.
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Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.