Laos

Entering Laos was quite relaxed. I had forgotten to bring a passport photo for the visa, so popped into the emigration office where one of the police shot a picture, gave me 4 copies and charged just 2$. The pictures were pretty poor and certainly wouldn’t have passed any European Read more…

Yunnan Trail

From the Tiger Leaping Gorge, an old boat takes people across the river from where we headed south and over a huge pass into Yulong Snow Mountain Scenic area a Chinese AAAAA classified scenic area. On the road passing through here, there was already the toll booth where they demanded Read more…

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Tibetan Plateau

The following 2 weeks of cycling from Yushu was some of the best cycling we had done. We were blessed with sunny skies and despite climbing passes over 4500m, we could comfortably bike in shorts. The roads were quiet, food good, people friendly and the tibetan culture fascinating. This was Read more…