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Silk Road Adventures

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Travelled to Pakistan/China/Tibet/Vietnam... arrived Karachi (Pakistan) via Bangkok (Thailand)... then travelled to/through Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Taxila, Peshawar, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Skardu, Gilgit, Karimabad, Passu, Sust (Pakistan) and passed over the Khunjerab Pass into Tashkurgan (China), then travelled through Kashgar, Urumqi, Tian Chi, Urumqi, Turpan, Hami, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, Chengdu (China), flew into Lhasa, Gonggar (Tibet) Chengdu, Kunming, Nanning then crossed into Vietnam and travelled through Sapa, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh, Mytho, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), and back home via Bangkok, Koh Phangan (Thailand)...

Spice Markets
Local stall at the markets in historic Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

Rawalpindi Streets
Breakfast stalls on the back streets, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Up the Khyber
Late afternoon on a walkway across Trunk Road in the bustling border city, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Passu Views
One of the scary bridge crossings on the spectacular Zarabad/Hussaini trek that follows the Hunza River, south of Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Everyone is welcome in the small mountain village, Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Sunday Markets
Garlic seller at the famous "Sunday Markets" where hundreds of local Uigur, Tajik, Kyrgy and Uzbek people arrive by donkey and cart each Sunday to trade their wares... a "very lively" scene, not to be missed! Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.

Fit Up
Couple of kids outside a clothing store in the Erdaoqiao markets, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.

Dunhuang Dunes
Trekking the impressive Mingsha Shan sand dunes, near Dunhuang, Gansu, China.

Lunch on the River Jin with Richard, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Potala Palace
The imposing Potala Palace, taken late afternoon, Lhasa, Tibet.

Gandan Views
Majestic mountain views during the reconstruction of Gandan Monastery, Dagze, Tibet.

Hengduanshan Ranges
Flying from the Tibetan Plateau and heading over the Hengduanshan Ranges that separates Tibet from China.

Sapa Markets
Hmong villagers selling their colourful embroidered garments to western tourists on Market day, Sapa, Vietnam.

Mountain Village
Small rural village while trekking the mountains surrounding Sapa, Vietnam.

Saigon Rooster
Cock fight in the back streets, Saigon (aka HCMC), Vietnam.


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