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Feeling small
Nadios cycling in the grand landscape of Eastern Nyainqentanglha Shan in east Tibet. The road, the so called "Yunnan Highway" offers over a dozen passes over 4000m and there's never a flat meter. The mountains along the route are up to 7700m (Namche Barwa) and the road sometimes drops to 1900m. Everything in this area is vertical.

Where the photo is shot the road is at an elevation of about 3000m and the surrounding mountains are close to 7000m.

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Dan LeonhardGeez!

Dan Leonhard

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I feel small just looking at the picture. Awesome photo! Looks like a great ride
Posted Jan 9, 2009 5:02 pm

CoraxRe: Geez!

Corax

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Thanks!
I think it THE ride, talking about long distance bike touring. So beautiful, challenging and rewarding.
Posted Jan 10, 2009 10:39 am

Tomek LodowyFreedom emanates...

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

...from that photo...

Admirable fantasy !!! yeaH !

all the best

Tomek

Posted Mar 22, 2009 7:07 pm

CoraxRe: Freedom emanates...

Corax

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YES!
That IS freedom!
To ride, to climb, to do whatever you want in splendid surroundings and no day is the same as any other.
It's...life as I want to live it!
Posted Mar 23, 2009 8:46 pm

marlonwarrenJust amazing!

marlonwarren

Voted 10/10

I bet, words can't describe this place.

Never Stop Exploring!
marlon
Posted May 18, 2009 1:07 am

CoraxRe: Just amazing!

Corax

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Thanks.
On my way towards the distant horizon again :)
Posted May 20, 2009 6:41 am

TyeDyeTwinsI bet you....

TyeDyeTwins

Voted 10/10

I bet you do feel small. What a beautiful mountain. Thanks for sharing.
Posted Oct 5, 2009 10:27 am

CoraxRe: I bet you....

Corax

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Thanks TDT. That whole area is full of fantastic scenery. I wish I can go back there soon and climb & bike some more.
Posted Oct 6, 2009 8:35 pm

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CoraxSubmitted by Corax
on Jan 9, 2009 4:43 pm

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