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Chengdu to Lhasa - the world's highest railway

July 26th 2010
26th July - Boarding the highest railway in the world... After our soggy time in Baguo, we returned to Chengdu to begin our journey on the highest railway in the world. So high in fact, that Oxygen is pumped into the train carriages. We did lots of boring stuff in Chengdu such as collecting train tickets, booking return flights, purchasing food for the train, and paying (in cash!) for ou ... read more
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