KASHGAR DUTIFUL DONKEYS
Unusual public transportation
An episode from the series CROSSROADS
The donkey cart plays a crucial role in the communities around Kashgar, situated in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. But Kashgar is changing as grand plans for the city are in motion.
Now the donkey cart occupies a precarious position, shunned from the city streets as the wheels of modernization roll along. For the communities that depend upon them, their lifestyles seem increasingly out of place.