I took this image on my recent trip to Xinjiang, China, in Kashgar, a city some 3,500 km (2,100m) from Beijing.

In China, Chinese kids never pay much attention to me, the "White Face" or the "Long Nose", but Uyghur kids all over Xinjiang were quite chatty and often asked me to take their picture ... and no, they did not ask me for money. So, I guess, looking (more) alike might play a role in this ...

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