5,000 km overland: Beijing to Kathmandu - part two

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September 12th 2007
Published: September 12th 2007
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We attracted a lot of attention wherever we went... thanks to The Truck. Work stopped, heads turned and eyes stared wherever we went. We became used to smiling, waving and calling hello's (which we'd mastered in each of the three main local languages, mainly thanks to Matt's diligence) to all and sundry. One of the biggest thrills was when a blank-faced stare suddenly cracked into a smile or an... Read Full Entry

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unofficial road block near Tongrenunofficial road block near Tongren
unofficial road block near Tongren

these guys were chanting what sounded like religious texts and asking for money before they'd let us past, but it was all very cheerful!

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