Trip Report: Dunhuang

Escaping Qinghai was a feat in itself, arriving at the airport on our way to Dunhuang (a desert city only 90 minutes north of Xining) our passport numbers were wrong and the woman refused to correct them. Upon landing, we were yanked off the plane early, as the only two foreigners, or as they politelyContinue reading “Trip Report: Dunhuang”

Trip Report: Qinghai

Day 1: Xining When we disembarked in the windy capitol of Xining after a long flight out of Shanghai, my coworker greeted us with a smile and as we stepped away from the sliding glass doors he explained to me in simple terms that we were unwanted due to our passport. The driver had anContinue reading “Trip Report: Qinghai”