Day 224. 90km. Service Area – Daocheng

Posted: December 22, 2015 in China, Cycling
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Today I cycled through some spectacular scenery in the lovely bright sunshine and the strong headwind. I climbed up to a grassy, sometimes rocky, wasteland where the sun and clouds played beautiful light games. I’m now in Daocheng, ready for a break from cycling – a bus to Shangri La for a visa extension.

Grassy plains

Grassy plains

Looking down the pass

Looking down the pass

View from the top of the pass

View from the top of the pass

Grassy plains

Grassy plains

Rocky plateau

Rocky plateau

Descending from the plains

Descending from the plains

Comments
  1. Ton Smeets says:

    Hi Matthew

    Whoauw….. what a landscapes !!
    I cannot find Shangri La on the map it sounds like a song or an alcoholic drink.
    I wish you a very nice Christmas and good old and new yearsdays.
    I hope to enjoy your cicling trip again in 2016.
    Good Luck.

    Ton Smeets

  2. Ward Ramaker says:

    I just watched all your movies again. Amazing trip!!
    Merry Christmas Matthew and keep safe!

    Ward

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