Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Take a Trip into the Clouds

For anyone ever wanting to seek the high road to adventure, your wish has just been

granted. Several months back, China announced the opening of the exclusive Qinghai-Tibet Railroad. This railway is one of a kind, like no other in the world. Besides being an engineering feat, it gives the avid traveler a means to reach Tibet via an eye-catching, high altitude, luxurious transit system.

The railroad is first in a number of classes including the highest altitude railroad. A portion of it began as early as 1984, with the last segment of the railway finished just months ago.

While you’re zipping along the frozen plateau at estimated speeds in excess of 100 km/hour-faster on solid ground, you can sit back and tak View the rest of this article

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