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    China

    China

    Government type : Communist State
    Area (km2) : 9.600.000
    Population : 1.290 mio.
    Capital : Beijing
    Currency : Yuan (renminbi)
    Language : Mandarin (off.), Tibetan and others
    Life expectancy : ♂ 70 years, ♀ 73 years
    GDP pr. capita : 3.800 USD
    Human Development (HDI) : 0,701 (#98)

    Day 172 - 28SEP06: Nura (Kyrgyzstan) -> 40 kms east of Karabel Pass (China!) (wild camping at 2500 m)
    Distance (km) : 104
    Time on bike : 6h 32m
    Brutto time: 9.20 – 19.00
    Avg : 15.83 km/h
    Total (km) : 9039

    Day 173 - 29SEP06: East of Karabel Pass -> Kashgar (luxury at Hotel Qinibagh! Ahhh…)
    Distance (km) : 150
    Time on bike : 6h 47m
    Brutto time: 9.35 – 17.35
    Avg : 22.05 km/h
    Total (km) : 9188

    Day 174 - 30SEP06: Kashgar

    Day 175 - 01OCT06: Kashgar (live stock market and Kashgars Sunday Market)

    Day 176 - 02OCT06: Kashgar

    Day 177 - 03OCT06: Kashgar

    Day 178 - 04OCT06: Kashgar -> Charak (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 175!
    Time on bike : 7h 39m
    Brutto time: 9.30 – 19.00
    Avg : 22.88 km/h
    Total (km) : 9381

    Day 179 - 05OCT06: Charak -> Km-marker 67 (wild camp, 2000m)
    Distance (km) : 100
    Time on bike : 5h 15m
    Brutto time: 8.35 – 17.15
    Avg : 19.14 km/h
    Total (km) : 9481

    Day 180 - 06OCT06: Km-marker 67 -> Kude (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 96
    Time on bike : 7h 29m
    Brutto time: 9.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 12.76 km/h
    Total (km) : 9577

    Day 181 - 07OCT06: Kude -> Mazar (dormitory, rat infested)
    Distance (km) : 83
    Time on bike : 7h 19m
    Brutto time: 8.30 – 17.45
    Avg : 11.36 km/h
    Total (km) : 9660

    Day 182 - 08OCT06: Mazar -> Km-marker 324 (wild camp, 4420m)
    Distance (km) : 86
    Time on bike : 7h 38m
    Brutto time: 8.10 – 18.00
    Avg : 11.30 km/h
    Total (km) : 9746

    Day 183 - 09OCT06: Km-marker 324 -> Km-marker 395 (wild camp, river)
    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 5h 44m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 17.20
    Avg : 12.60 km/h
    Total (km) : 9818

    Day 184 - 10OCT06: Km 395 -> Km-marker 458 (wild camp, scree slope)
    Distance (km) : 66
    Time on bike : 6h 40m
    Brutto time: 9.30 – 18.30
    Avg : 9.92 km/h
    Total (km) : 9884

    Day 185 - 11OCT06: Km-marker 458 -> Dahongliutan (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 30
    Time on bike : 3h 01m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 15.00
    Avg : 9.98 km/h
    Total (km) : 9915

    Day 186 - 12OCT06: Dahongliutan -> Km 556 (wild camp, 4800m, hurt hand)
    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 6h 56m
    Brutto time: 11.30 – 19.40
    Avg : 10.36 km/h
    Total (km) : 9986

    Day 187 - 13OCT06: Km 556 -> Domar (truck, dormitory)

    Day 188 - 14OCT06: Domar -> Ali (same truck, hotel)

    Day 189-191 - 15-17OCT06: Ali (hotel)

    Day 192 - 18OCT06: Ali -> Km 1100 (wild camp in unfinished brick house)
    Distance (km) : 43
    Time on bike : 3h 25m
    Brutto time: 11.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 12.55 km/h
    Total (km) : 10035

    Day 193 - 19OCT06: Km-marker 1100 -> Km-marker 1199
    Distance (km) : 56 (?)
    Time on bike : 4h 25m
    Brutto time: 11.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 12.73 km/h
    Total (km) : 10091

    Day 194 - 20OCT06: Km-marker 1199 -> Songcha (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 25
    Time on bike : 3h 19m
    Brutto time: 12.30 – 18.00
    Avg : 7.44 km/h
    Total (km) : 10116

    Day 195 - 21OCT06: Songcha -> Moincer (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 53
    Time on bike : 4h 35m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 17.00
    Avg : 11.52 km/h
    Total (km) : 10169

    Day 196 - 22OCT06: Moincer -> Darchen (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 63
    Time on bike : 5h 20m
    Brutto time: 10.30 – 18.45
    Avg : 11.76 km/h
    Total (km) : 10231

    Day 197-199 - 23-25OCT06: Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage (56 km trekking, 5660m-pass)

    Day 200 - 26OCT06: Darchen -> Huore (dormitory, truck & bike)
    Distance (km) : 26
    Time on bike : 3h 01m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 19.00
    Avg : 8.53 km/h
    Total (km) : 10257

    Day 201-204 - 27-30OCT06: Huore (waiting for the bus – 5 challenging days)

    Day 205 - 31OCT06: Huore -> Saga (BUS! Yeah, it finally arrived!)

    Day 206 - 01NOV06: Saga (kind of luxury hotel)

    Day 207 - 02NOV06: Saga -> Km-marker 60 (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 66
    Time on bike : 5h 48m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 17.00
    Avg : 11.37 km/h
    Total (km) : 10323

    Day 208 - 03NOV06: Km-marker 60 -> Km-marker 128 (park house, dorm.)
    Distance (km) : 69
    Time on bike : 6h 02m
    Brutto time: 9.00 – 17.00
    Avg : 11.42 km/h
    Total (km) : 10392

    Day 209 - 04NOV06: Km-marker 128 -> “Goat Village”, (Friendship Hwy)
    Distance (km) : 70
    Time on bike : 6h 03m
    Brutto time: 8.45 – 17.00
    Avg : 11.64 km/h
    Total (km) : 10463

    Day 210 - 05NOV06: “Goat Village” -> Zhangmu (dormitory)
    Distance (km) : 69
    Time on bike : 3h 50m
    Brutto time: 9.00 – 15.00
    Avg : 17.96 km/h
    Total (km) : 10531

    Day 211 - 06NOV06: Zhangmu (CHN)-> Dolalghat (Nepal) (Fish Kitchen Hotel!)
    Distance (km) : 70
    Time on bike : 4h 28m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 16.00
    Avg : 15.65 km/h
    Total (km) : 10601

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