Hexi Corridor: Barbarians Inside the Gate

Route Map

Click on the features to view details about Mannerheim’s route from Jiayuguan into territories traditionally occupied by the Western and Eastern Yugur peoples. The modern Sunan Yugur Autonomous County is shaded orange on the map and my route is depicted by the blue line.

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Photo Map

Click on the icons to view photos of my journey from Jiayuguan through the Hexi Corridor to the Hongwansi, the capital of the Sunan Yugur Autonomous County.



For more information about the Hexi Corridor and Yugur ethnic minority, check out these links:

Western Yugurology by Prof. Marti Roos
Chinese government website on the Yugur ethnic minority
Yugur on Wikipedia
Yugur online dictionary
Jiayuguan on Wikipedia