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
Asia » China » Tibet For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
This is me & what I get up to...
I came to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months.....that has now turned into six and a half years!
After two years I left Hong Kong and went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
Then I returned to work in Hong Kong again! This is my blog to keep everyone updated of my life in HK and the travels I get up to! I'm a keen photographer and writer.
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