Category Archives: China

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Langmusi & Xiahe: Ride and Walk Like a Tibetan

I’m writing this post from our hostel in Xi’ning, the provincial capital of Qinghai at the edge of the Tibetan plateau. Our hostel is on the 16th floor of an apartment building and so it […]

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Experiences from the Silk Road

One of the first things I notice after we get off the bus in Kashgar are the motorcycles. There are no motorcycles in Kyrgyzstan so that’s new anyway but what’s the most remarkable: they don’t […]

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The Irkeshtam Pass to China

It’s pouring rain as we are walking to the marshrutka standing. For most of our time in Osh it has been 30+ degrees but yesterday the weather started to change and temperature dropped to a […]

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