A favorite destination among tourists and a symbol for infuriated activists, the Old City that has survived multiple centuries is now being demolished. In May of 2009 an article was published on FarWestChina debating the pros and cons of the destruction of Kashgar’s Old City, and an update on the situation is long overdue.
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Billiards near Kashgar’s Old City by Mipo
If I didn’t know any better, I would be tempted to say that billiards is as much a part of Uyghur culture as eating lamb kebabs. Many of the pool halls are indoors, but as the weather begins to warm up there are also a few that take advantage of the cool outdoors.