Located in Tuergen Township, Xinyuan County, Yili Apricot Valley (Xinghuagou杏花沟) is a lesser-known yet extremely beautiful valley featuring clumps of wild apricot trees. Spanning over 2000 hectares, it is the biggest apricot forest in Xinjiang and their history can be traced back to the medieval age. From early April to May, they will blossom large and vividly in hues of pink, white and red, which is very photogenic. 


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My bowl looks a tad bit messy today, because I was in a hurry… but breakfast was tasty nevertheless:

Double vanilla chia porridge made with vanilla soy milk and topped with a banana, fresh blueberries, frozen raspberries, apricot kernels, a sprinkle of coconut flakes and a drizzle of maple syrup. ♥