In the past week, Aksu-Alar Railway has been opened to traffic, ending the history of no train access to Alar City, northwest China’s Xinjiang, and pressed the accelerator key of a better life for the people along the railway.
In the past week, the atmosphere of Beijing Winter Olympics is getting stronger. Flying figures and racing motorbikes in alpine trail and park’s skating rink show the fever of ice and snow.
In the past week, the huge hot pot in Barkol Ice and Snow Park enhanced the atmosphere of the Spring Festival; a fisherman in Fuhai County demonstrated the fish captured in Ulungur Lake to visitors who came here for tasting; children experienced the feeling of being a traffic policeman on the "Police Camp Open Day"; villagers in Mulei danced with “artistic style” and pupils in Bole City spent their colorful winter vacation......
In winter, people chase their dreams and achieve happiness.
Aksu-Alar Railway has been opened to traffic
Photo taken on January 10, 2022 shows the first passenger train from Alar City to Urumqi City leaves Alar Station at 20:20. On that day, Aksu-Alar Railway has been opened to traffic, ending the history of no train access to Awat County and Alar City. Aksu-Alar Railway, located in Aksu Prefecture, starts from Satema Railway Station in southern Xinjiang to Alar City through Awat County, with a total length of 114.6km and a designed speed of 120km/h. It is a class II passenger and freight railway. (Photo by Mu Zhipeng)
Winter fishing in Fuhai County
Photo taken on January 15, 2022 shows a fisherman demonstrates to visitors a big “pike” that has just been caught at Ulungur Lake in Fuhai County. On that day, the 15th Winter Fishing Festival themed on “Snow City Altay and Charming Ulungur Lake” was launched at Marine Ghost City scenic spot of Ulungur Lake in Fuhai County, Altay Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Tourists enjoy the harvest in ice and snow. In recent years, Fuhai County has promoted the integrated development of culture and tourism. After 16 years of operation, 14 Ulungur Lake winter fishing culture tourism festivals have been successfully held, forming a strong festival atmosphere and unique winter fishing culture, which has become a visiting card of winter tourism in Xinjiang. (Photo by Shiliuyun/ Xinjiang Daily Xie Long)
Ice and snow invitation of Tianshan Park
Photo taken on January 14, 2022 shows speed skaters skate at Ruituo Ice and snow Park in Tianshan Park, Urumqi City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, a series of activities of ice and snow tourism themed on “Welcome the Winter Olympics, enjoy ice and snow” was held in Tianshan District, Urumqi City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Representatives of sports industry in Tianshan District performed street dance, snowfield football and bodybuilding exercise for the on-site audience. And the audience also participated in figure skating, speed skating, ice bicycle, ice slide, ice electric truck and other activities. (Photo by Shiliuyun/ Xinjiang Daily Zhou Peng)
The hot pot in ice and snow
Photo taken on January 8, 2022 shows the huge hot pot attracts many tourists to the Barkol Ice and Snow Park in Barkol Kazakh Autonomous County, Hami City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. As the Spring Festival approaches, many red lanterns are hung at the Ice and Snow Park in Barkol Kazakh Autonomous County, presenting a strong atmosphere of festivity and harmony. There are many snow and ice sculptures, wonderful artistic performances and delicious festival food at the park, attracting many tourists to appreciate. (Photo by Zhang Jiangang)
I’m a little traffic police
Photo taken on January 8, 2022 shows a traffic police teaches children traffic command gestures. On that day, in order to celebrate the second "Chinese People's Police Day", the "Police Camp Open Day" activity was held by Hami Public Security Bureau, and they invited police families and their children to the Special Police Detachment of Hami Public Security Bureau to carry out activities. (Photo by Kou Xuanming)
Leaping in the snow
Photo taken on January 9, 2022 shows contestants participate in a snow motorbike racing at Qiaheji Ski Resort in Qiaxia Town, Tacheng City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, the first rural ice and snow games was held at Qiaheji Ski Resort, and people of all ethnic groups came together to welcome the Beijing Winter Olympics in their own ways . (Photo by Zeng Zhaomei)
“Artistic style” of villagers
Photo taken on January 10, 2022 shows a villager performs at Zhaobishan Village in Mulei Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, the joint performance for welcoming the Spring Festival was held at Zhaobishan Village. Ten teams from different villages sang and danced to welcome the Spring Festival. (Photo by Shiliuyun/ Xinjiang Daily Li Rui)
The sea of clouds in Jiangjun Mountain
Photo taken on January 11, 2022 shows tourists ski at Jiangjun Mountain International Ski Resort in Altay City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, the sea of clouds appeared in the ski resort, so tourists could enjoy the sea of clouds while skiing and enjoying the charm of ice and snow. (Photo by Ardak Bashan)
Colorful winter holiday
Photo taken on January 11, 2022 shows pupils of Bole No. 5 Primary School dance with colored belt to welcome the Winter Olympics in Bole City, Bortala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Recently, primary and secondary school students in Bortala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture have welcomed a colorful holiday with dynamic and static combination of learning and entertainment. (Photo by Shiliuyun/ Xinjiang Daily Cai Zengle)
Go ahead in snowfield
Photo taken on January 10, 2022 shows skiers ski at Yueye Ski Resort in Wenquan County, Bortala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. As the Winter Olympics approaches, ice and snow tourism in Wenquan County become more and more popular. The good snow condition, suitable temperature and perfect facilities have attracted many skiers and tourists to experience the fun of ice and snow sports here to welcome the Beijing Winter Olympics. (Photo by Shiliuyun/ Xinjiang Daily Cai Zengle)
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