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Western Tibet: roadworks and sand traps – mile 8610 290 miles on sandy diversions!!!

Western Tibet: roadworks and sand traps – mile 8610

June 7th 2010
We through getting up onto the Tibetan plateau was going to be the difficult part of the journey. Obviously riding across the plateau on gravel roads at 4500m was never going to be a walk in the park but we anticipated it being straightforward. What we didn't anticipate was 300 miles of road works. Back home they'd work on one small stretch, complete it and move onto the next stretch. Not here ... read more
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