Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Train Rides I'd Like to Take

A train roars on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway in Damxung County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Oct. 25, 2006. As it has come into the winter, snow covers the vast grassland on the altiplano in the north Tibet. The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world highest which began service on July 1, will have the test of severe winter and snowstorm on the highland for the first time. (Xinhua Photo)

And when you're done riding that, take a stroll over to the Bulawayo Railway Museum and take a gander at Cecil Rhodes' private rail car(s). A lovely way to cruise up to Victoria Falls for a weekend.

If you were blood-diamond rich you could have one of these, too:


At 10:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

While the trainride to Tibet is almost certainly outstanding, the line also probably makes it even easier for the Chinese government to keep on destroying Tibetian culture. So...


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