10,000km On The Great Ride of China Already??

Hi Everyone! It’s been a busy few weeks since the last update on The Great Ride of China, but we’ve finally found a few days to rest and catch up on everything. It’s been quite a while now since the last update on our ride here on mychinamoto but a lot has happened since the last update which left us at Xi’an. We’ve now ridden through 11 provinces (1/3 of the way done!) and have passed 10,000km. We are currently in Xinjiang province, at our most western point in Kashgar. We visited the western end of the Great Wall in Jiayuguan Hiked the sand dunes in Dunhuang and visited the ancient Buddha grottoes (Some beautiful desert roads on the approach to the city) We went to one of the lowest points in earth in the Turpan Depression getting stuck in a massive sandstorm while visiting the monument at Aiding Lake
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Progress Report on The Great Ride of China

Hello readers! I just wanted to give an update on the motorcycle trip I’ve been on with my girlfriend for the past 3 weeks now. We’ve now covered over 6,000km (about 4k miles) and now passed through 8 out of 33 (or 34 depending on if we go to Taiwan) provincial level regions. So far since starting, we’ve made our way north west towards the North Korean border and then up to Harbin to enjoy some of the Russian influenced architecture. We then moved on, taking a re-route from our original plan and moved north towards the Russian border in a town called Manzhouli. We hit some rough roads through Heilongjiang province with construction, rain, mud, and pot holes. The Mongolian border also had some rough roads, but after about 20km of straight construction site the roads got considerably better. In fact, the roads through Inner Mongolia have easily been
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