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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army and after 9 long days we were finally reunited with our vehicles but unfortunately with a [...]

Earthquake Aftermath

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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army…
As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. As the situation was in [...]

Earthquake Alert

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As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and…
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Taklamakan Desert, China – August 28, 2014

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August 28, 2014 China! We finally arrived in Kashgar, the Magical City of the Silk Road. Our cute guide, Zhang Zhiqiong, was waiting for us. An English major, she chose the rather unusual name of “Green” as her English nickname.…
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Crossing China’s Xinjiang province: Our Most Unorthodox Beginning

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Crossing into China’s westernmost province, from Kyrgyzstan, was never going to be a simple affair. Due to ongoing ethnic tensions there, and recent surge in sporadic violence between government forces and the Uighur Muslim minority, regulations state that foreigners driving…
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Middle Kingdom – Part 2

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After the smokey haze of the lowlands we were glad to be climbing into the mountains. These were the eastern reaches of the Himalayas, and we were headed to Juigaihou (or as we called it, GI Joe). A world heritage…
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The Middle Kingdom

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Location:  26° 52′ 22″ North, 100° 14′ 06″ East (Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China) Distance from Sydney: 8,646km China. The Middle Kingdom. Home to the Giant Panda, the noodle, and about 1.3 billion people. It is impossible to approach China without…
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China – De laatste dagen

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Na ons vertrek uit Kunming zijn we naar het “Stone Forrest” gereden, een UNESCO werelderfgoed site waar een aantal vreemde rotsformaties staan (het lijkt een greet stenen bos, vandaar de naam). Toen we daar aankwamen waren er volop werkzaamheden, ze…
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China – Lijang, Dali en Kunming

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Langaam aan dalen we van het Tibetaans plateau en gaan we verder naar zuid oost China. Het hooggebergte maakt plaats voor groene bossen en rijstvelden. De temperatuur begint ook aangenaam te worden en kunnen alweer zonder alle lagen Goretex. De…

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