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Every Sunday it is an big animal market in Kashgar. Earlier it was in a central place in the city, but the smell and all the manure made it necessary to move the market to an area outside the city. It is in a big area where each animal has a place for buying/selling. Sheep, cows, horses, donkeys and sometimes camels are traded with bargaining and discussions. The buyers/sellers often use professional traders to do the bargaining, and as I did not know the language it sounded as they had serious quarrels.
Of course a lot of other buisnesses were also present as eating possibilities, horse harness, Ice cream etc. In addition a lot of cars, motorcycles and quite a few vehicles somewhere between.
It was a very special experience to walk around the market, it was not like anything I have seen earlier.
I enjoyed this . It was a glimse of an old tradition and was very real and not touristy (is that a word?) at all. And it was surprisingly quiet, but of course quite smelly. No, I did not buy anything, neither animals nor food-icecream.