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Chengdu to Mengla: Racing for the border

We managed to put away nine burgers between us during our 2-day stay at the hostel in Chengdu. Don’t get me wrong, Chinese food is absolutely fantastic but it was such a novelty to have a menu that we could actually read and to be able to eat something other than rice or noodles. We … Continue reading »


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Lanzhou to Chengdu: Up, down, up, down, up, …

With the first half of our China Challenge completed relatively quickly we had grand plans of relaxing for the best part of a week in Lanzhou, stocking up on some much needed calories and sleep, picking up our visas and heading off south-bound with another 30 days to explore this enormous country. It didn’t quite … Continue reading »

lanzhou to laos: the china challenge – part two

We used a number of resources from crazyguyonabike.com to plan this section of our journey, essentially breaking it down into three stages: 1. Lanzhou to Chengdu – 1,140.7km in 9 days; 2. Chengdu to Jinning (just south of Kunming) – 1,012.3km in 9 days; 3. Jinning to Laos border – 728.9km in 8 days. Lanzhou … Continue reading »

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