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... though to realise that the road going into Kanding went down what seemed like a never ending mountain road through bend after
Something I’ve discovered is popular with Chinese people is cycling to Lhasa. This trip involves coming up the road we were going down. I have absolute admiration for these people and I ...
... for one of the most unpredictable and beautiful travel days of the entire trip. First of all we had a common language (English). Second I really liked his positive attitude to the trip constrains and his will to communicate.
After 2 hours unsuccessfully getting wet, I came to accept that there were just not enough cars heading north. I decided to try to get east first, till Tagon another tibetan village on my list and ...
... Wir sind Verstummte - aufgebahrt, auflösend, neu entstehend.
Am Ende des Tunnels erscheint das Fremdland.
Tausend Epochen Ungewissheit in einem Grinsen.
Mit geweiteten Augen sinken wir durch die Nacht ins Tal.
Und doch: etwas bleibt zurueck, auf dem Weg,
auf einer staubigen Bergstrasse;
dem eine neue Wirklichkeit entwächst, eine neue Dauer.
Noch zwei Wochen, ...
The next 25 days is our journey on the Road to Tibet. Depending on how you see "Tibet" this was to be either a very short or very long journey. The first two weeks was spent in Kham, Amdo and Qing Hai, technically not Tibet, but in many ways more Tibetan than the second part of our journey after reaching Lhasa.
The journey was not to be an easy one in any terms. But nothing worthwhile comes easy and between the lows were so many highs. Despite the omnipresence of ...
... attack uniform with massive guns in hand, pullet proof vest and helmet on. Its as if they are ready for a war any second. They even drive with the alarm lights on, flashing blue as they head to the shops or down the road. There is no alarm and I feel sorry for them that they are that bored.
After speaking to a guy that had just come from Tibet he informed me that it was nothing and
that he was stopped 4 times a day to check his ...