Litang to Kangding – Mike 1

1st June 2015: Litang to Kangding. –traveled on 1 June 2015 Another long days drive. We drove out Litang …. And up out of town over the ridge … The first 5 km or so was ok … But then back to dirt …. Again …. The road is under construction …. But what you ...

Litang – one of the highest cities in the world – Mike 1

1st June 2015: Litang —- 1 June 2015 I sitting have breakfast in Litang …,a city at 4100m in eastern Tibet. … Probably around 7 degrees … The city is within an awe inspiring valley … A sweeping plan with yaks grazing and the city beginning to awaken with Buddhist chants ….. And slowly the ...

Shangri-La and onwards – Mike

30th May 2015: Shangri – La was being built while we watched and onwards to a town was called Xiangcheng. Mike . 30 May 2015 Yesterday the 29 May we drove from Lijang to Shangri – La via Tiger Leaping Gouge… The town / city has re named itself Shangri – La — real name ...

Shangri-La (Heaven) – Peter 1

Shangri-La (Heaven) - Peter
30th May 2015: Today we drove to Shangri-La which is located at an altitude of 3300 meters above sea-level on the other side of Snow mountain. The drive is through the mountains themselves; country that was breathtaking not only in scenic beauty but also in some of the overtaking manoeuvres of oncoming traffic. On the ...
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