Tag Archives: Xinjiang

Status of Dark Fantasy Work: Erisse of the Illyany


Dark fantasy project, set partly in Xinjiang with dip into a realms of fantasy & horror. My inspirations for the Illyany are: The animist peoples North of the Gobi (pre-Mongol expansion) The valley of the river Ili which is the main … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasy Project on hold


Bit of an update. My dark fantasy project (Erisse of the Illyany)  is on hold. It is set partly in Xinjiang with dip into a realms of fantasy & horror. On Illyany; those of you who are up to the geography will realise that … Continue reading

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The Silk Road and the Karakorum Highway


Originally posted on Harjazes:
While moving my office crap, I took a break to browse the New York Times. Being a wannabee word traveler, I was drawn to an article (Taking The High Road) about the Karakorum highway. This highway follows the Silk-Road (if history turns…

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