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Cycling the Roof of The World: Hello Tibet
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, China, Tibet

by Thamar After the frenzy of almost three months in China we found ourselves on a plane to Lhasa, Tibet. I say found as we had no idea how we were going to get in initially. If we took a train or tried to cycle in we could be turned back and in any case […]

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  • May, 2012
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We Conquer The Road: Chengdu To Xi'an
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, China, Hong Kong

By Thamar Having left China to renew our visa in Hong Kong and after being away from the Mainland for a week, we noticed just how different the two places were. Hong Kong was clean, smelt like perfume and people were reasonably courteous. The former British-run and now autonomous region of China, was also really […]

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  • Apr, 2012
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The Gates of Hell: Yibin To Chengdu
POSTED BY Thamar IN Adventures, China

By Thamar We arrived in Yibin just as it was getting dark. The bus ride had been somewhat hair-raising and we’d descended so low into the valley that our ears were blocked. However we’d covered some essential distance of about 200 kilometres to a town on the Yangtze River called Yibin. After seeing the road […]

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