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Our Month Long Battle to Enter the People’s Republic of China

  Prelude: Dushanbe We had been waiting all morning outside the Chinese embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Morgan glanced at his watch nervously. It was only 30 minutes before the embassy closed for lunch, and there were still three more people … Continue reading

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Why We’re Going Back to Central Asia

We admit it. It’s confusing. Today, we boarded a plane in Hanoi to fly back to Central Asia. We’ll suddenly go from being 2,000 kilometers and a straight shot up the pacific coast from Shanghai, to being over 6,000 kilometers … Continue reading

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The Central Asia Question

Every time I tell people that we’re bicycling from Paris to Shanghai, something doesn’t feel quite right. This is probably because – well — the statement isn’t entirely true. What’s missing is a not-so-minor, nagging detail that’s been plaguing Morgan … Continue reading

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