"Hold on there folks, Where
are you going? Tibet is closed." Actually this man was part
of the People's Liberation Army, and could careless that we were
trying to go to a closed area. Xiadula, Xinjiang, China.
If is was not the police trying to stop us from getting to Tibet,
then is the wind and the sand. After Mazar, Xinjiang, China.
Crossing the Kunlun Shan Mountains. Before Dahongluitan Xinjiang,
Tibetan truck drivers having a road side lunch. The man on the
left is hold a piece of meat on a wire in front of a powerful
gasoline fueled blow torch. Dahongluitan, Xinjiang, China.
Entering into the Askin Chin, a area still to this
day claimed by India. It was all flat riding for more than 70
miles, but all at an altitude of 16,500 feet. Askin Chin, Xinjiang,
Fortunate for us, we found a few days supply of cabbage and eggplant.
They must have fallen off the back of a Chinese truck. Askin Chin,
John, "Now did either of you see where that road went to?"
Askin Chin, Xinjiang, China
We woke up to a wonderful light covering of snow. Askin China,
Fortunately a couple trucks came by shortly afterward to mark
out where the road was.
There were sections in here that looked like that might have been
from Jupiter's moon Io.