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Wylie and Helene
Hitching Across Tibet


21 Aug 2000  thru   14 Oct 2000

We hitched 3000 kilometers from Kashgar to Lhasa across western Tibet. One the way we crossed plateaus that exceeded 5000 meters and made a circumambulation, or Kora, around Mount Kailash.

Before we left Kashgar we meet Janne and Hugo, intrepid cyclists who had covered the trip before. They gave us many tips and we saw it as a good omen.

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Nous avons parcourus 3000km de Kashgar a Lhassa sur le pouce(en auto-stop), par le Tibet occidental. On a traverse des plateaux arides de plus de 5000metres(16,500pieds), et fait le Kora du Mont Kailash.

Nous avons ete bien informes et encourages a entreprendre notre aventure en tant que voyageurs independants au Tibet par Jan(Suede) et Hugo(Hollande), que nous avions rencontre a Kashgar. Jan a traverse a bicyclette le Tibet plusieurs fois ainsi que l'Afghanistan, le Pakistan, la Chine, le Kyrgyzstan etc... Ils nous ont donne plusieurs trucs ainsi que la location de tous les barrages policiers Chinois. On s'est donc aventure de facon bien informee sur cette terre Tibetaine presqu'interdite

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Good Luck and Take Care!

The Chapters of Hitching Across Tibet...
Last Updated
Preparations  China   28 Aug 2000
Kashgar to Aksay Qin  China   19 Oct 2000
Aksay Qin to Ali  Tibet   15 Dec 2000
Tirthapuri Hot Springs  Tibet   19 Oct 2000
Mount Kailash - Insurance  Tibet   1 Oct 2000
Mount Kailash - Death  Tibet   30 Jan 2001
Mount Kailash - Rebirth  Tibet   1 Oct 2000
On To Lhasa  Tibet   1 Oct 2000
Pellerins / Pilgrims  Tibet   11 Oct 2000
Gompas  Tibet   11 Oct 2000
I am the Walrus  Tibet   6 Feb 2001
The Late Great Tibet  Tibet   10 Apr 2001
To the Valley Below  Tibet   16 Oct 2000

  Wylie and Helene - List of Journals
  Hitching Across Tibet - Intro Average Rating of 42 Viewers
Chapters of Hitching Across Tibet
  Kashgar to Aksay Qin
  Aksay Qin to Ali
  Tirthapuri Hot Springs
  Mount Kailash - Insurance
  Mount Kailash - Death
  Mount Kailash - Rebirth
  On To Lhasa
  Pellerins / Pilgrims
  I am the Walrus
  The Late Great Tibet
  To the Valley Below


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