• Published on Jun 3, 2017
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    Chinese Yurt Camping in Western China, a RARE look! You won’t believe how beautiful this tiny house yurt was and how delicious the food was. This was near the Pakistan border, a 6-hour drive from Kashgar. We made our way deep to the border of China’s Xinjiang province in search of local cuisine, and found a Kyrgyz style Yurt and meal!
    As we made our way deeper into the Silk Road, we tried a lot of different street foods. But we didn't have a lot of home cooked meals. And one of the things I love doing is getting out of the restaurant or the street and trying some home cooked food. Luckily, we found a guide who brought us to a beautiful yurt tiny house on the karakul lake, right on the silk road Karakoram highway to Pakistan. I haven't been in a Mongolian Yurt yet, but I imagine it's quite similar to this Kyrgyz style one.
    As we travel around the world and sample street food around the world, we are beginning with this Silk Road series, there is a lot of new destinations we are going to travel to! This summer we will be going on a Vietnam street food journey, then to Indonesia for Indonesian street food, and then to Sri Lanka for Sri Lankan street food! So make sure to hit that subscribe button to subscribe to The Food Ranger youtube channel. Thanks so much!
    My name is Trevor James and I'm a hungry traveler and Mandarin learner that's currently living in Chengdu, Szechuan, China, eating up as much delicious .
    I enjoy tasting and documenting as many dishes as I can and I'm going to make videos for YOU along the way! Over the next few years, I'm going to travel around the world and document as much food as I can for you! I love delicious food! This channel will show you real Chinese food and real local food, not that stuff they serve in the Buzzfeed challenge.
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Comments • 1 535

  • The Food Ranger
    The Food Ranger  9 months ago +437

    Hope you're all enjoying the Silk Road Series!! This has been a trip of a lifetime! Please let me know what you think down below! And follow my instagram for photos of these street food journeys:

    • shobit chettri
      shobit chettri 5 days ago

      Do visit d silk route in Sikkim as well

    • Evelyn Marcial
      Evelyn Marcial 2 months ago

      The Food Ranger I absolutely love you please marry me and take me along with you! i promise to behave 😘😘😘😘😘

    • sadaf ahmed
      sadaf ahmed 3 months ago

      The Food Ranger please come in Pakistan

    • Khaled Khogia
      Khaled Khogia 3 months ago

      The Food Ranger thank you for this...noticeable that you were not at ease....still shined

  • mary rosette
    mary rosette 25 days ago

    very interesting

  • yousf charozai
    yousf charozai 25 days ago

    Hey .james
    Plz visit pakistan .......

  • Snowpink6663 Fine
    Snowpink6663 Fine Month ago

    The lake is so clean and lovely.

  • sentral energi.perkasa

    Lovelly this video

  • Nancy Herrera
    Nancy Herrera Month ago

    I like that u are very humble and know how to appreciate people and their culture.

  • Alejandro KG
    Alejandro KG Month ago

    Visit Bishkek and Issyk kul Kyrgyzstan 🇰🇬 best food and best nature there

  • Paula Celina
    Paula Celina 2 months ago +1

    Good looking area

  • Paula Celina
    Paula Celina 2 months ago

    Ilove the

  • Hamza Arshad
    Hamza Arshad 2 months ago

    Truly in love with with your videos.. plz do visit Pakistan aswell.. plz come the food here is just amazing...😊🇵🇰 pakistan border is near to kashgar.. come and see whats food in pakistan be like you will be totally amazed.

  • Эркинай Назарбаева

    oh they Kyrgyzs from China. and lam a Kyrgyz from Kyrgyzstan. came to Kyrgyzstan. we have a very beautiful places and meals( besh barmak, ash) drinks (kumuz, jarma, shoro) came here in summer it will be good. thankyou very much (sizge chon rahmat)

  • Nayan Jyoti Gogoi
    Nayan Jyoti Gogoi 2 months ago

    i think that is kailsaha mountain. illegally occopied by china from india.

  • manpreet kaur
    manpreet kaur 2 months ago

    Love from. India....

  • Liu Huang
    Liu Huang 3 months ago

    The scenery is so beautiful !!

  • chill chill
    chill chill 3 months ago

    tai hoooooooooowwwwwlaaaaaaa

  • Khaled Khogia
    Khaled Khogia 3 months ago

    Just amazing

    MOHSIN ALI 3 months ago

    very good human best ever trevler

  • MountainMash
    MountainMash 3 months ago

    Get YURT'ED

  • Janes Joplin
    Janes Joplin 3 months ago

    Thats not Chinese tradition, sorry

  • Péter Czakó
    Péter Czakó 3 months ago

    3:53 Haha, it almost look like the lady poured you some tea just to shut you up, so she can work in peace :D

    BEERCOASTERSpl 3 months ago

    You should have asked how's tai hao le in Kyrgyz language. :D

  • mda웃MYRZA웃
    mda웃MYRZA웃 3 months ago

    I mean i'm Kyrgyz. I didn't know that Kyrgyz people live there in China(sorry for terrifying english)
    On what language does they speak?

  • Raşit Arslan
    Raşit Arslan 4 months ago

    Chinese yurt? There is no thing such as "Chinese yurt". It's either Turkic or mongolic. Instant dislike

  • cübbeli hoca
    cübbeli hoca 4 months ago

    Kirgiz Turks meals . Kirgiz Turks escape from comminist rusia but china is bad country too. They live tents because communist terrorist china dont give living oportunity to inside of big cities and make big pressure them. Tibetians and Uygurs also living very hard comminist terrorist chinas pressure...

  • Jen Jen
    Jen Jen 4 months ago

    good vid

  • Zhenyu Liu
    Zhenyu Liu 5 months ago

    Life is amazing, don't let the dreams be dreams.

  • cpez
    cpez 5 months ago

    I went there over the summer! Most beautiful place I've ever been :) glad you had a great time. The silk road series was one of my favorites!

  • Meerim Borzhukeeva
    Meerim Borzhukeeva 5 months ago

    Oh, it sounds like little bit similar our language

  • Andreas Suherman
    Andreas Suherman 5 months ago

    Is there any fish in the lake?

  • Spiritual Monk
    Spiritual Monk 5 months ago

    Love to be under that roof and sipping that yak milk tea!

  • Rafael Veloso
    Rafael Veloso 5 months ago

    what an adventure 👍👍👍

  • Y M
    Y M 6 months ago


  • Thakur Family Trust
    Thakur Family Trust 6 months ago

    please prepare silk road non veg food video and share some nature pics.

  • Cevair Zufer
    Cevair Zufer 6 months ago

    Just for everyone's information these areas and people are Türks.

  • Anja-Elin Tveterås
    Anja-Elin Tveterås 6 months ago

    you still live in China? Have any plans on visiting other countries outside Asia?

  • Radheksa Bintang Akbar
    Radheksa Bintang Akbar 6 months ago

    i wonder how the ancient people were able to travel on the silk road.

  • nicole Rai
    nicole Rai 7 months ago

    I know, these people are Tibetian serving Tibetian yak tea and meal..not Chinese...

    • cpez
      cpez 5 months ago

      nicole Rai they're Kyrgyz not Tibetan

  • enkhee natsag
    enkhee natsag 7 months ago

    China is rich country but why these people are living poor even don't have solar light and tv no furniture at the house even

  • Cecep Hermawan
    Cecep Hermawan 7 months ago

    First time I watch your videos is when I go to China for exchange program a month ago, and thank you for your guidance for Sichuan food, haha. .

  • ezhil valavan
    ezhil valavan 7 months ago

    Thank u for sharing. You must add your girlfriend also in all viedeo

  • Yoann Chaudet
    Yoann Chaudet 7 months ago

    I think the women is a little bit greedy, she just put veggies in his plate.

  • currency value of life ?

    Trever please a chance with your travel l likes very much for your program

  • Tom Sawyer
    Tom Sawyer 7 months ago

    You should change your channel's name to "Food Ranging in china"

  • wandering nomad
    wandering nomad 7 months ago

    Love all your videos. You deserve way more subscribers!

  • David Caruso
    David Caruso 7 months ago

    Fantastic view and food looked great!
    Did the yak milk tea help your headache?

  • Gabriel Martinez
    Gabriel Martinez 7 months ago

    Looked like spinach

  • Roger King
    Roger King 7 months ago

    no one again lost for words

  • Emilia Mamatalieva
    Emilia Mamatalieva 7 months ago

    Hi Trevor. Come to Kyrgyzstan to try real Kyrgyz meals (horse meat, yak meat, wild lamb, and many different dishes). The meals you tried on the video is not known in Kyrgyzstan. The kyrgyz people living in China are culturalised to chinese style and eat different food than what we eat in Kyrgyzstan I guess

  • Sarah Osama Mohammad
    Sarah Osama Mohammad 7 months ago

    What nice humble people ! That tiny house or tent looks so cozy and warm .

  • Akshay Shirapure
    Akshay Shirapure 7 months ago

    This place is like Leh-laddakh in India...i think Ur not completed tour of India ..please come back again..and this time visit Kashmir, Laddakh, AP, Nd Kerala, Nd rural India also...and I guarantee you much healthy, much testier food You have been in India...Come again...

  • Sam Scrivens
    Sam Scrivens 7 months ago

    Your videos are awesome!! So envious of you.
    maybe I'll walk your path when I retire!?
    Hi from Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

  • Zed Rengar
    Zed Rengar 7 months ago

    Get out of the Chinese East Turkestan

  • Rosario De Jesus
    Rosario De Jesus 7 months ago

    Great vídeo ❤❤

  • Arsalan Nawaz
    Arsalan Nawaz 7 months ago

    Love from Pakistan! Keep the videos comin :)

  • Rab
    Rab 8 months ago

    Tai hao le!

  • Nana Gvilava
    Nana Gvilava 8 months ago

    Loved the video

  • Purva Bhurewal
    Purva Bhurewal 8 months ago

    Dear Food Ranger, you are amazing👌👍😘

  • Erman Tunca
    Erman Tunca 8 months ago

    I like this! yurt is home in my language and our culture in Turkey have lots of traces from the turkic uyghur history there, one day i will go to the turkic lands too ! great video

  • الحِصي 90
    الحِصي 90 8 months ago


  • Susan Feltner
    Susan Feltner 8 months ago

    Well done Trevor! Love all your videos, and I watched each one of them, I don't really like to travel but I DO ENVY you!

    NAGA PRASAD 8 months ago

    A like for Grand ma

  • 刘泳良
    刘泳良 8 months ago


  • best dialogues
    best dialogues 8 months ago +2


    • you zi h
      you zi h 4 months ago

      میں نے پاکستان سے محبت کرتے ہیں ایک چینی شخص ہوں

  • best dialogues
    best dialogues 8 months ago +1


  • Elay Sieukfp
    Elay Sieukfp 8 months ago +1

    Havent been on youtube for some weeks so I have alot of new vids of from you to watch now!
    love it

  • Across theUniverse
    Across theUniverse 8 months ago

    nice scenery and food experience in a yurt

  • Rubya Ahmed
    Rubya Ahmed 8 months ago

    I love your videos! And the people around you that sparks the atmosphere with homeliness💙💙

  • cherry blossoms
    cherry blossoms 8 months ago

    love the silk road series!

  • Maggie Lau
    Maggie Lau 8 months ago


  • DarthLion
    DarthLion 8 months ago

    Uyghur Yurt, not Chinese. Only Mongolians and Turkics lived in Yurts.

  • Hour Your
    Hour Your 8 months ago


  • alone will
    alone will 8 months ago

    This place looks like heaven !!!

  • Yung Chung
    Yung Chung 8 months ago

    Try it once and make a judgement.

  • muhammadawais14feb
    muhammadawais14feb 8 months ago

    u r lucky person

  • Meghan Schwanke
    Meghan Schwanke 8 months ago

    Loved the yurt folk and meal. The lake is stunning. Thank you!

  • kim demiş
    kim demiş 8 months ago

    2.25 is this horse milk?is this KIMIZ....kirgiz's TURK...good humans.

  • Rukhsana Mondal
    Rukhsana Mondal 8 months ago

    his life is lyk living a dream that all of us have dreamt of #bless u trevor

  • Mikee
    Mikee 8 months ago


  • TheEjaay
    TheEjaay 8 months ago

    Is that this location?,75.0487976,3a,75y,266.12h,65.98t/data=!3m8!1e1!3m6!1s-IvY673fX4oY%2FVxRgH9UoQ5I%2FAAAAAAAF60o%2Fy_QZBvy-BCcJz7fFMoFI1R5dyaOXpXTqwCLIB!2e4!3e11!!7i5656!8i2828

  • ChicagoBears1
    ChicagoBears1 9 months ago

    I want to get up and grab something to eat. Should I?

  • Fraulein Jagiya
    Fraulein Jagiya 9 months ago

    Amazing yurt experience! Got hooked to your China travel videos! I pretty much learned a new dimension of traveling. :)

  • Gloria Turriff
    Gloria Turriff 9 months ago

    amazing! You made me feel like i was there.

  • Kumar Tamu
    Kumar Tamu 9 months ago

    when did u visit nepal

  • nicholas soto
    nicholas soto 9 months ago

    turkis turkis turkis.....turkis food. haha love it.

  • Tenzin Kunga
    Tenzin Kunga 9 months ago

    Thats Tibet my friend......

  • joker3214
    joker3214 9 months ago

    mhhhmmmm mhhhhmmmmm mmmmm mhhh

  • joker3214
    joker3214 9 months ago


  • kiril marinov
    kiril marinov 9 months ago

    Nomads having abundance of vegetables which need 6 months of growing and everyday watering. in arid area..For me looks very fake..Just common sense ...

  • Vural Şen
    Vural Şen 9 months ago

    great !!!!

  • Ash
    Ash 9 months ago

    What a beautiful place.

  • Lean Nick
    Lean Nick 9 months ago

    come from bilibili,love your videos!can you please tell me what's the background music in beginning,i search it for 4h but get nothing!i'm gona crazy!

  • danuza bauru
    danuza bauru 9 months ago

    very good.

  • rinwhr
    rinwhr 9 months ago +1

    LOl I am Chinese and he knows more about CHina than me

    LANA HASBONA ZIMAN 9 months ago

    verry nice

  • BOOTS 4221
    BOOTS 4221 9 months ago

    I don't know why I torture myself watching your many journeys ☺ Thank you so much for the many awesome delicious food videos. I feel like I'm there with you both. My TV just needs a taste button now ☺

  • btnheazy03
    btnheazy03 9 months ago

    Unreal scenery!

  • evanpumpkinhead
    evanpumpkinhead 9 months ago

    I'm Chinese
    Thanks for sharing our food out to the world

  • Darfian Ruswifaqa
    Darfian Ruswifaqa 9 months ago

    Nice videos you made there, Trevor! They were amazing! However, i am wondering why didn't you communicate in Chinese, since i believe that this region is still a part of China. Nevertheless, it was all awesome!

  • Omar Ehab
    Omar Ehab 9 months ago

    I never knew that in chinese you had to repeat every word you say in order to be understood