Ethnic separatist politics are hot in the Western Xinjiang province, where I lectured.
But possibly hotter? Their barbequed lamb.
They have amazing spicy lamb kabob everywhere, sold from these beautifully decorated metal street stands. Here, photos of the grill masters, and the blacksmiths who make the lamb kabob kiosks, in the Uigur (a Turkic people) quarter of the capital city, Urumqi.
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