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... and contacts. We always think it a shame to visit a country like China and not visit rural areas in more remote provinces. Garrett Jones and his wife are fluent Chinese speakers and will offer western perspective to travel in China. By the way SG is not on commission! She just thinks credit should be given where credit is due. Their contact details are: Extravagant Yak Company, www.extravagantyak.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
*Since we have already done ...
Saturday September 6 2014
*There is no hot water but thankfully we can make our own coffee to start the day with a caffeine boost. The daughter in law has made some fresh cornbread for our breakfast, served with hard boiled eggs and a rice gruel - that's it!
*We request a family shot in front of their impressive house. They insist that SG dresses in local style. In the photo it looks as if SG has developed a huge spare tyre under the jacket ...
... particular their head dress. Tomorrow's blog will feature some photographs to illustrate. It would seem that not all traditional Chinese Tibetan clothing is the same. It varies from region to region just like the architecture.
*Today's distance is 370 kilometres and it takes us 9 hours. It is not easy driving for AG - lots of dangerous driving by motorists who are either not aware or do not care about the dangerous situations they cause. Truck drivers are often on ...
... road, but frequently chosen. Classroom sized boulders occasionally careen down the slopes and add to the potholed complexion as well as taking out those useful bicycle barriers. All in all though, the drive, however is awe-inspiring and breathtaking in every sense, and not to be missed.
The town of Kangding, like many of these towns, has a river runs through it. The reward for today’s seven-hour epic drive is the town of Kangding. Once off the bus, there ...
... queue of lorries coming the other way forced us to the side of the road, where we drove over a crazy Chinese man’s hose and split it.
As it looked like we would be waiting at least half an hour we all jumped off the truck and into the deafening sound of cicadas all around us, and the crazy Chinese man came running up, yelling and waving his arms and making a fuss. At first we thought he was still upset about his hose, but Leon discovered he ...