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Zhongdian

A fine yak specimen - a bargain at 50Y a ride...
Adventures in Yakistan

November 2nd 2006
Where were we? On the bus heading north from Tiger Leaping Gorge... Well we passed a heap of tibetan picturesque mountain scenery complete with Nunny's favourite thing - Yaks - plus a host of colourfully dressed locals working in the fields amongst huge drying racks for hay and corn and other assorted crops. The occasional stupa adorned with Tibetan prayer flags (similar to the bunting outs ... read more
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