Day 19 - Ground Control to Major Pong & Luguhu Lake April 18th 2012 Woke up early to catch the sunrise over Qionghai Lake, then hit the roads. I'd remembered passing a sign for the Xichang Satellite Launch Facility not far from Xichang, so I proposed to the team that we visit it before heading for Luguhu Lake. About 30 minutes out of Xichang, through Yi farmland, we reached the facility. Unfortunately the launch site, which is nessled in the mountains, is not ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » LuGu Lake 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
Everyone needs a bucket list. So my friends, welcome to item number 7 on my bucket list, Road Trip across China. Enjoy, support, and follow every step in this journey.
Starting 31st March, I will embark on a 10,000km road trip in the world's best selling sports car. My team includes my co-driver in the lead car, and a 4x4 vehicle in support. Enjoy the ride!
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