GlobeRiders Silk Road Adventure: 104 – China


bit.ly Episode 4 – China After more than a month of motorcycling across Central Asia from Istanbul, the GlobeRiders cross the Korghass Pass and arrive in western China. After stopping briefly in Urumqi, the city furthest from any ocean in the wolrd, the motorcyclists head across the Gobi Desert under oppressive heat. Explorations in the oasis city of Turpan reveal the heart of a grape growing region. Dangerous riding conditions plague the team as they cross China with road construction, detours, fatigue and traffic making things difficult as they head to their final destination. Cultural explorations in China include a visit to the western part of the Great Wall, pigskin rafting on the Yellow River and Xians army of Terra cotta warriors.