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parting (for now)

Posted By Christoph On September 19, 2012 @ 12:29 In Dario,Leisure,Xinjiang | 9 Comments

Day 427: [乌鲁木齐 (Ürümqi)] = 0km

Today was our last day in this beautiful part of the world.

We got on a plane:

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And flew over the desert and the mountains. Parts of the land looked like the ones I had walked through before:

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Then we reached 乌鲁木齐 (Ürümqi).

We came in low over the city:

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And we crossed the exact same road that I had walked down two years ago [4]:

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It had been a good summer that year.

And this year?

Maybe even better.

Soundtrack: Manowar – “Mountains”

-total: 5510,9km


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