China 1990-1991: A Map of Our Route

1990 / 1991
On our first China trip, when foreign visitors could be counted on the fingers of one hand, we entered China from Pakistan on a rickety old bus that followed the Karakoram Highway and crossed the Khunjerab Pass. The Kashgar Sunday Market was our first, unforgettably exotic, ‘Chinese’ experience. We then loosely retraced the Silk Route all the way to Beijing. Next, we swung back towards Central and Western China, using local boats, buses and trains. Highlights such as Lijiang, Dali and Ruili were totally unspoilt and utterly fascinating. After nearly 6 months we left China via the Pearl River on a night boat from Guangzhou to Macau.

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  1. […] Adam added an interesting post today on » China 1990-1991: A Map of Our RouteHere’s a small readingIn 1991, we came to China for the first time and rapidly became fascinated by the country, its people and landscapes. Since then we have returned on numerous occasions. During this week we will put up the maps of the routes we made on … […]

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